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Snapchat is on the rise again, thanks to new Android app

On Wednesday, Snapchat released its first quarter earnings for 2019, revealing some visible improvements since the release of the Android-optimised version of its app.

“The new app is 25% smaller, opens 20% faster on average, and is modularised for more efficient ongoing innovation,” Snapchat explained in the report.

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This saw the number of users on the Android version of Snapchat increase by 6% in the first week of release.

The company also attributed its rising earnings to the launch of its Snap Games live multiplayer feature, new AR updates and its new Snap Kit for partnered apps.

“In the first quarter we delivered strong results across our business with growth in daily active users and revenue,” said Snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel.

The platform’s daily users now stand at 190 million, with a 39% increase in the company’s revenue thus far.

Feature image: screenshot, Snapchat via YouTube

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