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Why Snapchat Cares Where You Are - Yahoo Finance

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(Snapchat launched this cooperative project to appeal, too, to users who cant attend these events, but still want to experience the action.) A recent high-profile test case came from the final match of the FIFA World Cup, at the game between Germany and Argentina. When viewing Snapchat stories, users had the option of opening Rio Live , a global story that included selfies from beautiful women on Brazils beaches, videos of screaming fans, and scenes from inside the arena. (Whereas past updates have required users to opt-in,Our Story automatically appeared on phones.) In one snap, fans taunt Argentinian star player Lionel Messi following his loss as he broods up a staircase and exits the stadium. Over 200 seconds of stories were added to the Our Story feed, including a snap of Lebron James sitting in the crowd, listening to his Beats headphones. From Snapchats perspective, it seemed, there was a natural narrative to be woven by users who were all congregated in one place. Why not give them a tool that would help bring them together through Snaps as well as physical proximity? This wasnt how Snapchat users saw it. The lack of choice in adding Rio Live immediately caused contention.
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Abrams announced that by donating to the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative, you, yes you, could be in the upcoming reboot of the iconic sci-fi franchise. Now, in an online video in which he is shown standing next to the movies iteration of an X-Wing Starfighter, Abrams has kicked the fundraiserfor UNICEFup a notch . Fans who donate to the initiativewhich has donations from 119 countries alreadycould win a chance to have an early and private screening of Star Wars: Episode VII in their hometown with 20 of their closest friends and family. Already, the campaign, which is organized by the Omaze fundraising site, is offering fans the opportunity to fly to London with a friend for a behind-the-scenes look at the set, a chance to meet cast members, and most importantly, be transformed into a Star Wars character and be a part of an actual scene in the movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the campaign raised over $1 million in the first 24 hours of its launch. Disney has also donated $1 million to the cause, which will benefit UNICEFs Innovation Labs and fund projects throughout the developing world. You can still donate to the cause, and enter to win a chance to be in the movie or attend a preview screening, here . Theres only four days left though, so hurry. SHARE THIS ARTICLE
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