Snap has declined to remark.
The firm hasn’t been shy about eager to revamp Discover. Even chief exec Evan Spiegel instructed buyers in a latest earnings name that the present method is like going into a “supermarket without the aisles labeled.” You may see severe news from retailers just like the Washington Post sitting subsequent to fluffy superstar gossip. A dedicated part wouldn’t solely make it simpler to search out news in Snapchat, however would possibly reel in publishers who had been skittish about taking part earlier than.
Snap may use the additional help. While it seems to be returning to progress (together with Discover), it is nonetheless dropping cash and pales in measurement in comparison with Instagram. An interesting news tab would possibly hold extra folks utilizing Snapchat and entice newcomers who need some data alongside their mates’ 3D-enhanced selfies.