Snapchat now lets you create your own filters – right in the app

You’ve been able to create your own filters on Snapchat since early last year, but you’ve always had to use a desktop tool to do so. Fret no more: you can now create geofilters right within Snapchat itself. You’ll find the new tool within Snapchat’s Settings menu. Tap on ‘On-Demand Geofilters’ and you’ll be able to create your own filters using a variety of templates designed around different occasions and celebrations (Birthdays, Weddings, Fourth of July, etc). You can then customize these templates with text, bitmoji and stickers. Keep in mind these are geofilters, which means they are only active… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Apple Music’s latest personalized playlist is perfect for chill Sundays

Apple Music already has a pair of personalized playlists in My New Music Mix and My Favorites Mix, and now it’s launching a third to help you chill out in these trying times. Its latest personalized playlist, aptly titled My Chill Mix, will give you 25 tracks of chill vibes based on your listening habits, which is updated every Sunday. My list had some hits (Beyoncé, Solange, Jhene Aiko) and definitely a few misses (Immature, B2K), but overall it was a good playlist for the first try. We’ll see how Apple Music refines the list week by week — the true test of any personalized playlist. My Chill Mix is… Read More

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Snapchat now lets you create custom geofilters right in the app

Snapchat introduced a way to create custom geofilters back in February of last year, and now it’s making the feature easier to use. U.S. Snapchat users can now create and submit custom filters directly in the app, rather than having to go to the studio website to make their custom filter. The mobile creative studio is now located in settings, under a menu item called “On-Demand… Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch

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Snapchat now lets you make your own geofilters without leaving the app (SNAP)

Snapchat is making it easier than ever to make custom geofilters, a move that could boost parent company Snap Inc.’s non-advertising revenue. Snapchat users will be able to create their own on-demand geofilters inside the app, the company announced on Wednesday. Custom geofilters, which can be placed over photos and videos at certain locations, were previously only available through the Snapchat website. A new “On-Demand Geofilters” section of the settings within Snapchat will let users choose from a list of themed templates for events like birthdays, weddings, and holidays. Custom text, stickers, and Bitmojis can be added to any template. The minimum area a geofilter can cover is 20,000 square… Read More

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Samsung has a special walking app for distracted pedestrians but nobody’s using it

This might be the first time you hear about it, but Samsung has quietly rolled out a special walking app that alerts distracted pedestrians anytime they’re about to bump into a wall or cross at a red light – but nobody is using it. While Walk Mode landed on the Google Play store in mid-May, it appears to have slipped under the radar, accumulating a total of less than 500 installs since launching. According to the information, the software was developed by Samsung’s India-based research and development in the city of Noida. One of the reasons Walk Mode has remained… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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