Scot Scoop News

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top News

Statistics show that 187 million people use Snapchat every day. But that number might have changed. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Snapchat came out with a new update, version 10.25.2.0, that has created some controversy amongst its users. The app has also been randomly updating itself even if you don't...

Wi-Fi ban on Snapchat is withdrawn

Wi-Fi ban on Snapchat is withdrawn

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Campus

After multiple weeks of students not being able to access Snapchat through the school Wi-Fi, the firewall against the app has been removed. A few weeks into the school year, students realized that Snapchat was not functional while phones were connected to the school Wi-Fi network. It quickly came ...

Snapchat: Why is it blocked?

Snapchat: Why is it blocked?

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2015


Filed under ScotCenter

Elena Mateus reports on the firewall installed against Snapchat in the Sequoia Union High School District.

Paying for nudity on Snapchat

Paying for nudity on Snapchat

Elena Mateus, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Social Media

With Snapchat’s new installation of Snapcash, trading micro-payments for raunchy pictures is now incredibly simple. On Nov. 17, 2014, Snapchat, the popular media messaging service, announced the integration of Snapcash, a peer-to-peer payment system through the payment service Square. With t...

Snapchat users complain about increased spam

Snapchat users complain about increased spam

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014


Filed under A&E

The popular photo-messaging app Snapchat has faced several difficulties with security breaches, the latest being a sudden heavy influx of spam accounts. On Jan. 13, the Snapchat team put up a blog post acknowledging the issue: “We’ve heard some complaints over the weekend about an increase in Snap Spa...

The Snapchat addiction

The Snapchat addiction

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

April 24, 2013


Filed under Campus

For the past few weeks, a fun app called Snapchat has been in the top ten apps. It has not only grown popular among many American teens, but many Carlmont students as well. Snapchat is a smartphone app that allows you to quickly send photos and short videos back and forth. Snapchat has been arou...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
snapchat