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You can talk about Snapchat and it’s failing all you want, but this is not what’s important. Snapchat was on its rise, and, as reported in Q2 2018 earnings today, Snapchat’s daily active users number fell 1.5 percent to 188 million this quarter, down from 191 million. Although, it did have a positive 2.9 percent user growth last quarter.

Snap’s, Snapchat’s parent company, net loss decreased by 20 percent year-over-year, so it only smashed $353 million this quarter, compared to $385 million in the last quarter.

But Snap is not just Snapchat.

Something Real. Something People Will Use.

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What are you going to build today?

It was Wednesday when I was still discussing a few things with our HR manager. I had applied for a six-week summer design internship at Five and Shoutem. Again. The only thing that was stopping me from going there was two exams on Friday. If I passed those, I was going. That was a good enough reason for me to work a little harder on my final exam projects.

Fast forward two days — I did it! I was officially done with my second year at university. It’s nice to be done with something like that, but it’s even nicer…

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It’s really not that hard.

I’m an 18 year old Design student and as a Design student, I’m always looking for some kind of an approval. It’s just the thing designers do. Constantly looking for a person who would say that I have made something good. It’s nice to be complimented, and both you and I enjoy that, because we all care about what other people think about something we do. (Actually, I was 18 at the time of writing this piece; now I’m 20, with two internships behind me.)

At the moment, I’m in the process of applying for a Summer 2015 internship and…

Luka Marr

Designer at Bien. Previously at @FiveNYC and @AxilisCom →

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