Thursday, December 3, 2020
Home Lead Story Story of Snapchat Soon to Make its Way as 'Web Series' Called...

Story of Snapchat Soon to Make its Way as ‘Web Series’ Called “Frat Boy Genious”

The founders plan to introduce a new series on interesting topics every other Monday

The story of the beginning of Snapchat and its co-founder Evan Spiegel will soon make its way as a web series called “Frat Boy Genius” on an upcoming streaming service named “Quibi” (quick bites).

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman revealed this at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference in Austin, Texas, on Saturday.

“We want to tell the story of Evan and of the creation of Snapchat as compellingly and interestingly as The Social Network did for Facebook,” CNET quoted Katzenberg as saying.

snapchat, web story
The founders plan to introduce a new series on interesting topics every other Monday, the report said. Pixabay

With $1 billion funding from Hollywood studios, Quibi is being advertised as a short form video service that would serve HBO-quality shows in YouTube-like snippets for viewing on phones. The founders plan to introduce a new series on interesting topics every other Monday, the report said.

ALSO READ: Facebook Turned To Privacy Champion By Embracing Encrypted Messaging

Previously announced shows,expected to be part of Quibi, include a “modern zombie story” directed by “Shape of Water” filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and an anthology called “50 States of Fear” helmed by “Spider-Man” director Sam Raimi.

The content streaming platform is expected to make its debut in April against established competitors like YouTube, HBO, Netflix, Amazon, Facebook and Apple. (IANS)



Most Popular

World Needs To Decrease Fossil Fuels Production By 6%

Even though countries plan to increase their fossil fuel production over the next decade, research shows that the world needs to decrease the production...

The Oscar Awards Gala Will Not Go Virtual, In-Person Telecast Will Happen

There were a lot of speculations around how the Oscars would be held amid the Covid pandemic, and it is now confirmed the award...

India Is A Key Market For The Japanese Entertainment Industry

Indian interest towards Japanese culture has been growing significantly over the last few years, especially amongst Gen Z, believes Kaoru Miyamoto, Director General, Japan...

Tips To Follow While Protecting Your Kids From Potential Health Effects

Children are more sensitive to the effects of smog and air pollution than adults. Here are some practical tips for you to follow to...

AWS Is A Game Changer For Artists On Netflix

As video streaming turns out to be the savior for millions of people working from homes to refresh their minds, Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

Twitch And Beauty: Could The Streaming Site Rival Instagram’s Hold On The Influencer Market

By Harry Green The key to influencing is access to the audience. Instagram is flexible, in this regard: posts, stories, and live streams are integral...

Is The Previous Generation iPhone Best For You

By Zedd Salem Apple’s iPhones are undoubtedly some of the best smartphones out there. From responsive performance to compelling hardware designs, you can never go...

3 Real Estate Investment Types You Can’t Overlook in 2021

By Sana Faisal Real estate is an incredibly profitable investment. Understanding the difference between residential, commercial, and raw land real estate is essential to selecting...

Recent Comments