Snapchat has a surprise planned, and per typical Snap fashion, it was shrouded in mystery.
The company launched a countdown clock on the site art.snapchat.com Monday afternoon. The only piece of art on the site is a photo of Central Park in New York City with people sitting about in an open lawn.
However, dogged software engineer and Twitter user Jonah Grant uncovered the secret by setting his clock ahead. It appears to be versions of Jeff Koons statues available in augmented reality at locations throughout the world:
I wish startups would learn to start guarding against client-side date setting pic.twitter.com/TY8zMneEDq
— Jonah Grant (@jonah) October 2, 2017 Read more…
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Original Post: Snapchat is about to launch an augmented reality art project with Jeff Koons