Snapchat was initially released in 2011 and developed by Snap, Inc. Snap was founded by Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy and is currently headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Snap runs and develops the mobile app Snapchat which allows people to send photo and video messages. Snapchat users can record themselves with various filters and location tags and save every photo and video to their phone. Snap Inc.'s other products and services include Spectacles and Bitmoji.
Snap Inc is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and employs over 3,000 people.
Location: Santa Monica, California
Industry: Internet and Information services
Sector: Technology / Social media
CEO: Evan Spiegel
Valuation: $168 billion (2021)
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