Snapchat, Amazon team up on visual product search

Snap on Monday announced a fresh visual search tool for the company’s Snapchat app in partnership with Amazon.

The visual search will allow Snapchat users to point the app’s camera at an item in addition to also also quickly find the item on Amazon in addition to also also buy the item straight coming from the social-messaging app, the company said in a blog post on Monday. The fresh feature will be first made available to a modest percentage of Snapchat users, the company said.

“the item’s super easy to use. Simply point your Snapchat camera at a physical product or barcode, in addition to also also press in addition to also also hold on the camera screen to get started off,” Snap said.

The stock jumped about 3 percent on the news, in addition to also also is usually at that will point up up a little less than 1 percent on the day.

Snap’s stock is usually down more than 35 percent since the start of 2018.

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