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Snapchat Adds @Mentions Tagging, Stepping Up Rivalry With Instagram
11 March 2018, 12:44 | Megan Pierce
The feature hasn’t yet rolled out to all users More
As spotted by Matt Rappaport and reported by TechCrunch, Snapchat is now testing the ability for users to tag other users within Snaps by including their username in a text field.
It's the latest killer move in an ongoing war between Instagram and Snapchat. A Snapchat spokesperson tells that the company is very sorry. On Snapchat, you'll need to remember the exact username you're trying to find.
Users can type out a name in the text field on the image or video caption in Stories and they will be able to tap on it to bring up a new menu linking to user info and can directly add them as a friend.
In an interview with TechCrunch, SnapChat confirms that they're temporarily disabling the feature until GIPHY is able to address the problem. When someone views this Snap, an option to avail more details will appear as a swipe up. Moreover, friends will not get a notification when they are tagged. Snapchat says "As soon as we were made aware, we removed the GIF and have disabled Giphy until we can be sure that this won't happen again".
Ex-spokesman says for Texas, Ted Cruz is a moderate
Cruz argued in an interview on "New Day" earlier Wednesday that O'Rourke can not win in Texas with his pro-gun control stances. Democrats and Republicans both are looking at a huge turnout of voters in the state's primary elections on Tuesday.
Request for special session to work on state budget
The momentum shift is due in part to President Donald Trump's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid . And an anti-Trump backlash past year helped Democrats gain seats at the General Assembly and give the issue new life.
Nidahas Trophy: India restrict Bangladesh to 139/8
Their chase against India , in which the middle order latched on to the fast start made by the top order, was quite pleasing. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are at opposite ends of the confidence spectrum as they face up in the Nidahas Trophy .
Fortnite dropping in hot on Android and iOS
Most intriguingly, this is apparently the same 100-player experience, and it will support cross-play for some systems. Right now, it sounds like only Battle Royale is coming to mobile, not Fortnite's other mode, Save the World.
Amid lull, Red Cross delivers aid to Syria's Ghouta
Rebels deny stopping anyone leaving and say people have refused to cross into government territory for fear of persecution. It added that insurgents targeted the Wafideen corridor on Friday afternoon with bullets and mortar shells.
Hazaras Protest After an ISIS Attack Kills 10 in Kabul
Twice, though, last month, the Taliban indicated a willingness to talk with the United States, which backs Ghani's government. On Thursday, 8 March, the Afghan government led by President Ashraf Ghani made a peace offer to Taliban.
Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta
Now it will put the trucks into action delivering freight from Atlanta to data centers operated by its sister company, Google . It said that the software is learning to drive trucks in the same way a human would after years of driving a auto .
Jarvis Landry signs franchise tag with Dolphins, reports say
The Dolphins are reportedly set to trade Landry to the Browns , with Miami receiving two draft picks, one in 2018 and one in 2019. The Dolphins franchise-tagged Landry , because they didn't want to lose the receiver without getting compensation.
Woman arrested by ICE in front of children
Immigration activists identified the woman as Perla Morales, and said the girls in the video were her daughters. Rios did not know the ages of the daughters but said at least one of them is a minor.
Abortion rights groups decry MS law
The House on Thursday approved by a vote of 75-34 a measure that would make most abortions illegal after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The center, which supports legal abortion, calls Mississippi's move unconstitutional and "medically unsound".