Tech Tuesday: Snapchat’s New Feature

‘You can buy ‘X-Men’ tickets through Snapchat’’

by Kurt Wagner (recode)

You can now buy movie tickets inside of Snapchat. Kinda.
On Monday, 20th Century Fox began a Snapchat ad campaign for its latest “X-Men” movie that included the option for fans to buy tickets to the movie inside the app.

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‘Netflix’s big exclusivity deal for Disney’s latest movies starts in September’

by Chris Welch (The Verge)

The blockbuster deal that Netflix and Disney reached all the way back in 2012 will soon take effect. Beginning in September, Netflix will be allowed to stream all Disney films — including Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm titles — in the same window that they’d typically be made available to HBO, Starz, and other paid TV networks.

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