Last month, NBC News launched a digital video service, called “NBC Left Field” featuring short documentaries to appeal to social media users. The show will also air for specific breaking news events.
“This is a concerted effort that is crucial to our future,” said Nick Ascheim, head of digital at NBC News. The launch of the daily news show comes amid increasing investor skepticism about Snap’s ability to grow and compete with Facebook’s Instagram.
Ryan is quick to assert that if two parties decide to try and make a baby upon meeting through the app, they should go through all the legal and medical channels necessary to have the healthiest arrangement. Yet the app's mere name seems to suggest that having a baby really isn't all that big a deal, which draws criticism from some."There's no such thing as just a baby," said Dr. "From my perspective, pregnancy is the most important journey in someone's life."And while Just A Baby could make procreation more feasible for individuals who need assistance, that whole warm, community vibe factor could actually make things more complicated than desired."When you're dealing with human beings, you're dealing with their extended families, and possible future families, and relationship dynamics get involved," said Eyvazzadeh.
While it's strongly recommended, the app doesn't provide any of those services, so people are pretty much on their own when it comes to sorting out the nitty-gritty details. "That's where [this app] is more like ' Just A Baby, And Then All The Possible Complications That Could Go With It.'"Relationship expert April Masini wonders if it couldn't pave the way to some nightmarish legal situations."If you think sex is intimate and causes fireworks when a hot relationship ends, take a stroll through family court and watch custody battles unravel," Masini told NBC News.
Last week, Morgan Stanley, a lead underwriter on Snap’s initial public offering, put a price target of stock, a dollar below its March IPO price of , citing such concerns.After phone and Skype interviews, organizers told him he was in. “You kind of notice them, but they try to make them as discrete as possible and try to make it as real as possible.” He also said that he thinks producers really tried to pair him up with someone compatible, not someone totally wrong for him in an effort to make embarrassing TV.Contestants aren’t paid, but their expenses to travel to the filming location are covered. “I was so nervous, and then, as soon as I got my first glimpse of her-she was so beautiful, I forgot how to talk,” he said.It also taught him not to take family or other experiences for granted because it forced him to do some self-reflection.And if the show is picked up for another season, he’d advise friends to apply.