Snapchat releases deeply integrated voter registration portal

Snapchat users can reach the in-app registration portal through their profile pages.Image: snap Snapchat is the latest social network to roll out a voter registration initiative in the run up to the 2018 midterm elections. But with its engaged and youthful user base, and the registration tool’s deeply integrated design,…

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Snapchat monitors Infowars as Alex Jones promotes censorship gag AR filter

Snapchat has largely escaped scrutiny about fake news and election interference because its content quickly disappears and its publisher hub, Discover, is a closed platform. But now the Infowars mess that’s plagued Facebook and YouTube has landed at Snap’s feet, as conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has begun tweeting to promote…

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