Snapchat to eliminate local stories in cities

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Snapchat is removing local stories, the 24/7 city-based feeds, from the app. The decision means laying off about 15 people, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. 
“A small number of Local Story curator positions were eliminated in our Los Angeles and New York offices, as the result of changes to our Local Story Coverage,” Snapchat said in a statement to Bloomberg. “We’re thankful for the contributions from these team members.”
Local stories were feeds of photos and videos curated from and shown in particular cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Paris. On Wednesday, the New York story was still available and featured videos from a fundraising event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.  Read more…More about Business, Apps And Software, Advertising, Media, and Snapchat Stories

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