Snapchat to launch tech magazine

Posted on: Sunday 19 June 2016

The social platform is entering the world of publishing with its tech magazine Real Life.

Share this

Snapchat has announced plans to enter into the world of publishing by launching its own tech magazine Real Life.

It is intended to appeal to audiences looking for in-depth content, and will be publishing "essays, arguments and narratives about living with technology", the social network stated in a blog post.

However, rather than being hosted on the app's Discover section, it will sit online, and will be managed by editor-in-chief Nathan Jurgenson. This is partly because the publication intends to retain editorial independence to ensure it is able to focus on "writers and writing rather than clicks and shares".

Within his blog post, Mr Jurgenson said: "We plan to publish one piece of writing every weekday, though we may eventually expand to other mediums and formats as well."

Share this

Related content

Katherine Hansford discusses mobile

Moving on from a decade of mobile

Learn more
Nicholas Graham

Digital Audio Britain

The IAB’s Autumn 2018 Digital Audio Britain series proves that digital audio continues to slip comfortably into our lives very conveniently

Learn more
Andy-McNab

Pernod Ricard and S4M, a Travel Retail Campaign

Reaching Your On The Go Target Audience. 

Learn more

Live broadcasts go to the top of Twitter users' timelines

Twitter is prioritising live broadcasts in the timelines of its mobile users, as it undergoes a redesign of its desktop platform.
 

Learn more

Looking to boost your skills?

Lasting two hours each, our virtual training modules have been designed to fit into your day while you work from home and provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and keep your team up-to-date with latest best practice.