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Charlie Schoenthaler

Charlie is based in Washington, DC and specializes in research and analytics, media relations and social media strategies. In his spare time, Charlie enjoys playing golf and being irrationally optimistic about DC sports teams.

Charlie Schoenthaler Has 5 Posts

Instagram Steals Thunder from Snapchat Ahead of IPO

Six months ago, Snapchat was the undisputed social media king. But as Snap Inc. — the photo-messaging app’s parent company — gears up for its highly-anticipated IPO, a storied rival has become a thorn in its side. In August 2016, Facebook announced the launch of Instagram Stories, a clone of Snapchat’s main stories feature even […]

Posted on February 22, 2017

Can Snapchat’s Spectacles Succeed Where Google Glass Failed?

Snapchat already changed how we share pictures, now it wants to change how we take them. Snapchat – or Snap Inc. as the company just rebranded to – surprised the world last month by unveiling its prized new product: Spectacles Spectacles are camera-equipped glasses that allow users to record 10-second videos by simply clicking a […]

Posted on October 26, 2016

Is it Time to Hang Up on Traditional Landlines?

We all have them laying around the house somewhere. Perhaps yours is collecting dust on a living room table, or maybe it’s hanging on a kitchen wall waiting for the next telemarketer to call. But are landline telephones really necessary anymore? While traditional landline phones are fun for nostalgia-sake, like a Slinky or Walkman, it’s […]

Posted on June 8, 2016

Mobile Dating Apps Soar in Popularity, But Will Investors Swipe Right?

In the digital age, you can order a 4K TV for one-hour delivery or find an Airbnb in the Andes in a matter of clicks. So why should finding love be any different? As it turns out, more Americans are looking for love online than ever. A recent study found 15 percent of American adults […]

Posted on March 25, 2016

Venmo Me

For tech brands, the equivalent of being inducted into the Hall of Fame is becoming a verb. “Google it.” “I’ll Uber there.” “Did you Instagram that?” Most millennials would agree that Venmo, the popular mobile payment app, is the latest addition to this list. Here’s how most conversations involving Venmo begin: Three college students go […]

Posted on November 3, 2015
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