Five things in five minutes
This week we look at some poor souls enduring extreme weather to win a holiday, new Pinterest shops and discover that we’re all watching an awful lot of video.
Since May 2015, Snapchat has tripled its number of daily views and has now reached 6 billion daily views. In comparison, Facebook reports 8 billion daily views across desktop and mobile and is now testing Snapchat-esque ephemeral content.
No wi-fi? No problem! Google Maps has an updated feature that allows you to use the app whilst offline. Never get lost when you run out of signal again!
Creating your perfect Pinterest board just got dangerous – Pinterest has announched an all-new Pinterest Shop featuring daily new collections picked by Pinterest editors.
To ensure it continues to be a one-stop-shop for all the information you could ever desire, Facebook has started to roll out Music Stories – a new feature that lets you sample music shared to your feed. Notify has also been released, an app for reading customisable breaking news, info and entertainment.
Xbox is launching the newest Tomb Raider video game with a Survival Billboard stunt. Eight Lara Croft fans are standing on a billboard in London for 24 hours and being subjected to audience-voted harsh weather conditions. It’s live streaming now and looks utterly miserable!