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This article was published on July 27, 2015

BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio now vying for your eyeballs in Snapchat Discover

BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio now vying for your eyeballs in Snapchat Discover
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Snapchat Discover quietly got an update today to add two news sources: BuzzFeed and iHeartRadio.

BuzzFeed’s channel doesn’t contain the sort of lists you might have expected to see, and instead opts for short videos and images that are likely to be well shared within the app.

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Buzzfeed’s new Snapchat channel

Recode said last week that Snapchat planned to drop both Warner Music and the Food Network, though the latter still appears today. It’s also expected that Vox will appear in the future.

Snapchat Discover has received a lukewarm reception from users. Teens don’t seem to like it and most users have only opened Discover once or twice. Snapchat hasn’t released official numbers on Discover’s performance yet.

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