Snapchat has curated snaps about life in Baghdad to create an Our Story to go live Monday afternoon.
That's Snapchat-jargon for the mobile storytelling app opening up a geofence around Baghdad and encouraging Snapchat users to submit photos and videos to Snap (with Baghdad geofilters live in the app). Snapchat will later curate and stitch those submissions into one story exclusively available on the app.
The feed should go live on the app at about 3 p.m. ET Monday.
Snapchat does not plan to include much about the violence or anything too politically-related to what's happening in Baghdad. Rather, the app is looking for snaps that show residents simply living their lives. Read more...