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Snapchat reported Tuesday that it lost over 3 million daily active users in the second quarter of 2018, the first time the company has ever reported a loss in its user base.

Why it matters: The company blames its very controversial redesign earlier this year for the drop.

In total, the company saw a decrease of 2% of its user base from last quarter. CEO Evan Spiegel says that monthly active users, a figure Snapchat doesn't publicly report, is growing.

The upside: The company's stock was still up in after-hours trading, as a loss in users did not result in missing its revenue or earnings goals.

  • Revenue was up 44% to $262 million in Q2 2018, compared to revenue of $182 million in Q2 2017.
  • Average revenue per user (ARPU) increased 34% to $1.40 in Q2 2018, compared to $1.05 in Q2 2017.

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The big picture: The number of coronavirus cases increased in the vast majority of states over the last week, and decreased in only two states plus the District of Columbia, Axios' Andrew Withershoop and Caitlin Owens report.

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In photos: America celebrates July 4 during global pandemic

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The state of play: Axios' Stef Kight writes public parades and fireworks displays around much of the country are being canceled to prevent mass gatherings where the virus could spread. Hot-dog contests and concerts will play to empty stands and virtual audiences — all while American pride treads an all-time low.