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UFC 194 Snapchat Story

UFC 194 Snapchat Story

December 12, 2015, UFC 194 took place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Originally scheduled for December 5, the event’s main event was the featherweights Conor McGregor vs José Aldo. In my opinion McGregor (aka The Notorious MMA) is one of the most entertaining and

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SantaCon in NYC Snapchat Story December 2015

SantaCon in NYC Snapchat Story December 2015

On Sunday December 13, 2015 Snapchat featured a story following the annual SantaCon taking place this year throughout the streets of NYC, celebrating the 21st year! The Snapchat story was titled “SantaCon in NYC” and began the entertaining feed with a fun geofilter of different dancing Santas

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Campaign Spotlight Snapchat Story December 2015

Campaign Spotlight Snapchat Story December 2015

On Saturday December 12, 2015 Snapchat featured a story following one of many presidential forums that have taken place throughout the course of this last season at a town hall meeting inside University of South Carolina Aiken’s Convocation Center. Lasting an hour-long, the Snapchat story was titled

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MLS Cup Final Snapchat Story December 2015

MLS Cup Final Snapchat Story December 2015

On Sunday, December 6, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that followed one of the most highly anticipated MLS games of the year, the Columbus Crew SC vs. the Portland Timbers at MAPFRE Stadium – the first soccer-specific pro venue built in the U.S. – in Columbus, Ohio.

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Ugly Xmas Sweaters Snapchat Story December 2015

Ugly Xmas Sweaters Snapchat Story December 2015

On Saturday, December 5, 2015 Snapchat featured a story highlighting seven different cities all participating in one single classic holiday event…ugly sweater Christmas festivities. Ironically enough, the story was titled, “Ugly Xmas Sweaters” and began with an intro video of several individuals singing Walking in a Winter

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F1 Abu Dhabi Snapchat Story November 2015

On Sunday, November 29, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that followed the Grand Prix race of the year set in Abu Dhabi. The story was titled “F1 Abu Dhabi” and opened with a shot of the track along with a statement that said, “World champ Lewis Hamilton

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Bring on the Holidays Snapchat Story November 2015

Bring on the Holidays Snapchat Story November 2015

On Saturday, November 28, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that was nothing short of the perfect welcome for the coming Christmas season. The story was titled “Bring on the Holidays” and opened with a fun Santa geofilter that stated the title, along with a statement that said

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Orlando FL Snapchat Story November 2015

Orlando FL Snapchat Story November 2015

I forget why I took screenshots of this but on November 29, 2015 there was a Snapchat Story where user’s snaps were curated by Snapchat for a live story. It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon in Orlando and 76 degrees. Here are some screenshots of the story:

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Man vs. Turkey Snapchat Story November 2015

Man vs. Turkey Snapchat Story November 2015

On Sunday, November 22, 2015 Snapchat followed the annual Turkey-Eating Competition in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Seeing as Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it was time for an event that Snapchat called, “Man vs. Turkey” where contestants from all over the States showed up in hopes of scrounging

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The New Google Plus – November 2015

The New Google Plus - November 2015

November 17, 2015, Google changed Google Plus. Currently, when you log in to Google Plus, you can use the original Google Plus or the “new” Google Plus. From this post on Google Plus, “Today we’re taking a big step toward making Google+ an even better place for

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Don’t Try This At Home Snapchat Story November 2015

Don't Try This At Home Snapchat Story November 2015

On Saturday, November 21, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that covered the entire night of Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The story was titled “Don’t Try This at Home” and began with an opening statement, “Calling all adrenaline junkies…Join us

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Rousey vs. Holm Snapchat Story November 2015

Rousey vs. Holm Snapchat Story November 2015

On Saturday, November 14 Snapchat featured a story that followed the entire night of the long awaited fight between the two undefeated UFC women fighters, Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm in Melbourne, Australia. The excitement for the fight weeks and even months ahead was incomparable and something

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Pray For Paris Snapchat Story November 2015

Pray For Paris Snapchat Story November 2015

On November 14, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that may possibly be the saddest and most moving the social media platform has seen since its existence. Titled “Pray for Paris”, the story proceeded to show videos and still shots of the ongoing effects of the tragedy that occurred

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The Snapchat Pray for Paris Filter

The Snapchat Pray for Paris Filter

On Friday, November 13, 2015, just a matter of hours ago, there was a tragic terror attack in Paris France. The Wikipedia page was created almost immediately. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected. Snapchat introduced a “Pray for Paris” Filter, aka #PrayForParis. This is what

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University of Missouri Yik Yak Arrest for Racist Posts

University of Missouri Yik Yak Arrest for Racist Posts

On November 10, 2015 death threats were made on Yik Yak and an alert was issued on Mizzou’s emergency information center. This is nothing new and we maintain a long list of Yik Yak arrests here. Typically, college students make these threats, thinking they are anonymous. But,

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Beards & Moustaches Snapchat Story November 2015

Beards & Moustaches Snapchat Story November 2015

Chances are if you love a man with a beard, you went crazy over last weekend’s Snapchat story titled “Beards and Mustaches” that took place in Manhattan, NYC and followed the 2015 National Beard and Moustache Championships. The story took place on Sunday, November 8 and began

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Snapchat 6 Billion Daily Video Views Milestone

Snapchat 6 Billion Daily Video Views Milestone

As we predicted in September 2015, Snapchat has officially confirmed to the Financial Times that they are getting 6 Billion video views daily. With more and more smart devices at people’s fingertips and access to high speed Internet increasing, video content will continue to become more popular.

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BlizzCon Snapchat Story November 2015

BlizzCon Snapchat Story November 2015

On November 7, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that followed the annual BlizzCon that took place within the Anaheim Convention Center, one of the largest of its kind put on throughout the nation. Titled “BlizzCon 2015”, the Snapchat story began with an opening statement, “Come to BlizzCon,

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TCS NYC Marathon Snapchat Story November 2015

TCS NYC Marathon Snapchat Story November 2015

On November 1, 2015 Snapchat featured a story that followed the entire event of what was one of the biggest marathon and running events throughout the entire world. Titled “TCS NYC Marathon”, the Snapchat story began with an opening statement that said, “Lace up for the world’s

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Haunted Houses Snapchat Story October 2015

Haunted Houses Snapchat Story October 2015

On Saturday October 31, 2015 Snapchat featured a story in honor of the spooky, freaky and oh-so-creepy haunted houses being frequented by hundreds of visitors across the United States. The story was ironically titled, “Haunted Houses” and opened with a Snapchat geofilter that stated, “Are you brave

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