Snapchat introduced a brand new rewards program for Snap AR creators primarily based in India on Tuesday. Referred to as the ‘Lens Creator Rewards’, this initiative will reward Indian creators who use the Snap AR platform to create filters and different Augmented Actuality (AR) experiences, which can be then supplied to be used to Snapchat’s world customers. Snapchat has been actively releasing new options and engagement methods in current occasions. The corporate is, in any case, concentrating on to clock a income near $1.13 billion (roughly Rs. 9,264 crore) within the third quarter of 2023.
Beneath the programme, an Indian Lens creator might win rewards as much as $7,200 (roughly Rs. 6 lakh) each month if their lens emerges as high performing in India, Mexico, and the US. The rewards program is open to new and present Lens Studio group members from practically 40 nations together with India.
Asserting this initiative in India, Snapchat stated that it continues to see a “outstanding emergence of AR creators from varied elements of the nation,”
“Snapchatters love Lenses constructed by our world AR group of greater than 300,000 AR creators, builders, and groups around the globe. We’re dedicated to rewarding the worth that AR creators deliver to the platform by the brand new Lens Creator Rewards Program,” Joseph Darko, International Head of AR Developer Relations at Snap Inc, stated in an official press launch.
Snapchat was launched in September 2011. The app allowed customers to share photographs and textual content content material that might disappear after 24 hours. Later the platform expanded its options to incorporate voice and video calling as properly.
In January 2015, the platform launched its Lenses function, that introduced alongside filters for customers to strive on. Snapchat now needs to incentivise creators of viral filters with this initiative.
After having debuted this rewards programme in different nations, Snapchat’s resolution to launch it in India doesn’t come as fairly the shock. Again in March, Darko had informed Devices 360 that Snap’s Indian AR creator group grew by 60 p.c in 2022. This group is comprised of people who find themselves lively customers of Lens Studio – Snap’s free desktop software designed to assist artists, designers, and builders construct AR experiences.
In the meantime, Snapchat’s income for the quarter ending June 30 was $1.07 billion (roughly Rs. 8,769 crore), beating analyst expectations of $1.05 billion (roughly Rs. 8,608 crore). The app’s each day lively customers additionally rose 14 p.c year-on-year to 397 million within the second quarter.
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