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Snapchat is About to Launch an Augmented Reality Art Platform

2 weeks ago

On October 3rd Snapchat announced that it will lauch an augmented reality art platform that will feature artists including Jeff Koons.

According to Buzzfeed, twitter employee Jonah Grant set his computer’s clock to anticipate the date and time of the launch and the site went live on his device.

The site Grant found appeared to display locations where Snapchat users could view what appears to be Jeff Koons artworks in augmented reality, using their phones; there’s also a sign up form for artists interested in working with Snapchat on this feature.

Asked to comment by BuzzFeed News, Snapchat declined.

 

Elena Scarpa

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