<a href="https:\/\/see.news\/snapchat-acknowledges-flaws-of-new-design\/">Snapchat<\/a> will add music to the videos you record, making it the latest social app to take on TikTok by offering the ability to embed popular songs. The feature is launching with a robust and curated catalogue of music from Warner Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group, Merlin.\r\n\r\nAlso, it could let Snapchat gain some of the energy and creativity users are currently bringing to TikTok, but it seems as though this isn\u2019t being designed as a full-on TikTok competitor.\r\n\r\nSnap explained that its signature app reaches 90% of all people in the United States between the ages of 13 and 24 more than Facebook, Instagram and Messenger combined.\r\n\r\nThe company added that Snapchat reaches more than 100 million people per month in the U.S. more than Twitter and TikTok combined.\u00a0<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-141151" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/08\/snap_music.jpg" alt="" \/>\r\n\r\nLater, \u201d<a href="https:\/\/www.benzinga.com\/news\/20\/08\/16913107\/snapchat-plans-to-add-tiktok-like-music-features-by-fall-this-year">Snapcha<\/a>t\u201d is added a feature that connects its augmented reality camera interface to \u201dAmazon\u201d for in-app shopping. Snapchat users will be able to take a photo of an object or scan a barcode and purchase it through \u201dAmazon\u201d.\r\n\r\nBy pressing the screen while pointing the camera toward an object, such as name-brand sneakers or your friend\u2019s fancy Bluetooth speakers, you\u2019ll be redirected to an \u201dAmazon\u201d pop-up. The pop up will show similar products available for purchase.\r\n\r\nMonths after launching face lenses designed for cats, \u201dSnapchat\u201d has expanded the tool to include dogs. \u201dSnapchat rolled\u201d out the cat specific version of the tool back in October, and even briefly changed its logo to a \u2018ghost cat\u2019 to mark the occasion.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-141147 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/08\/snapchat-feat.jpg" alt="" \/>\r\n\r\nDog owners can now add fun filters to their pup\u2019s snaps too. This means you can now use the pet friendly lenses which have a small blue paw print in the corner to overlay everything from over-sized glasses to a pizza pie on your dog\u2019s face.\r\n\r\nOnce you open the filter up you\u2019ll be prompted, \u2018Try with a cat or dog\u201d.\r\n\r\nLast year, Snapchat rose more than 3.5 percent during Friday\u2019s trading to continue its upward trend as the best technology company this year, gaining 198 percent.\r\n\r\nNomura Equity analyst Mark Kelley announced that increasing the number of new social media users could double the company\u2019s expectations.\r\n\r\nKelley added that the number of users, who downloaded the application rose by 21 percent last month on an annual basis. The analyst predicted that the US company will add between 5.5-10 million users this quarter, more than double the company\u2019s expectations.\r\n\r\nMoreover, the number of active users per day increased by 13 million on a quarterly basis to a total of 203 million. By the end of today\u2019s trading, Snapchat share price rose by 3.6 percent to record $ 16.46. Since the beginning of this year, the social media app. price has grown 198 percent.\r\n\r\nThe app. was released in 2011 after former students at Stanford University, including Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown developed Snapchat Inc.\r\n\r\nSnapchat is popular for erasing shared pictures, videos and messages after a short while from recipients.\r\n\r\nLast January,the company\u2019s shares fell 14 percent following the resignation of the company\u2019s chief financial officer (CFO). A report in the Financial Times said a personal dispute with Chief Executive officer (CEO) Spiegel was behind the resignation.