Snapchat Changes Name, Releases Camera Glasses

The camera-equipped sunglasses record up to 10 seconds of video
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 24, 2016 1:49 PM CDT

This weekend brings big news from Snapchat—the social media app the kids are using now that their parents are on Facebook. USA Today reports the company has changed its name from Snapchat to Snap Inc. It's also preparing to release camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles. Snap says the $129.99 Spectacles, which can record up to 10 seconds of video, will be "the best way to make memories." According to Mashable, these developments show Snap is "prepared to move beyond its social-sharing app and into hardware." And at least Spectacles look slightly cooler than Google Glass. (Read more Snapchat stories.)

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