As the name suggests, snapchat is chat, instant messaging, and imaging application. It is also used for promotion of various events, features and media content on a daily basis. It is created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown. The feature of snapchat is available on ios, android, and PC. The headquarters are located in California and this was launched in the year 2011.
Introduction to Snapchat
Snapchat is one of the most popular apps that are used to transfer the pictures and the videos to another person with the condition that these videos and images will destruct automatically once a person has viewed them. You can easily capture a photo over this app and make some editing in it. You can add your caption along with the doodles and send to your fun just for the sake of fun.
Features of Snapchat
Some of the common features of Snapchat are as follows:
- It lets the snaps disappear after 10 seconds of viewing by the recipient.
- Multimedia messages referred to as “snaps” which consist of a photo or a short video and can be modified with help of filters and effects.
- “Memories” allows images and posts to be saved into the mobile storage, where they can be viewed with the other pictures later.
- “Stories” section is available to share photos and videos with friends and “Official Stories” where the public stories of big artists and celebrities can be shared.
- “Discover” to display advertising contents from major publishers
- “Chat 2.0”, a messaging functionality allows easily switching between audio, video, text etc.
- “World Lenses” a functionality is present that is used for Augmented Reality (AR) effect.
- “Scores” feature combines the number of snaps an individual has sent and received, stories they have posted on their wall, etc.
- It can be used to send money, goods, gifts to the other friends. Snapchat is partnered with Square to launch Snapcash.
- “Friendmojis” are the Bitmojis are there that includes both the sender and the recipient when they chat with each other or send a snap
- Snapchat Spectacles can be used to record video clips that get automatically saved to your mobile storage in Snapchat Memories,
But it includes risks too. The users can be threatened or harassed because these snaps can be saved or downloaded. Snapchat password hack results in data to be misused. So, make sure to use the snapchat among friends only and have a lot of fun.