Snapchat launches new safeguard offered to teens using the platform

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Snapchat has launched a new safegaurd limiting the number of friend suggestions offered to teenagers using the platform. Teenagers will only receive a suggestion if they have a certain number of friends in common with that person. The feature is designed to block drug dealers from connecting with minors.

Instagram is testing its new subscriptions feature. It allows creators to offer their followers paid access to exclusive live videos and stories. The ten creators involved must decide how much to charge for their exclusive content. It’s unclear how long the test will run.

Apple says it’s closing a loophole that has allowed almost anyone to use its education discount. From now on, buyers in stores and online will have to verify that they are students, teachers, or school staffers in order to get 10% off on their Apple purchases.