Snapchat is the most fun way to share the moment!
•Snapchat opens right to the camera, so you can send a Snap in seconds! Just take a photo or video, add a caption, and send it to your best friends and family. Express yourself with Filters, Lenses, Bitmojis, and all kinds of fun effects.
• Capturing and sending photos and videos is easy! Tap to take a photo, or press and hold for video.
• New selfie Lenses and Filters are added every day. Change the way you look, dance with your 3D Bitmoji, and even play games with your face!
• Create your own Filters to add to photos and videos — or try out Lenses made by our community!
• Stay in touch with friends and groups with live messaging and Group Stories.
• Video Chat with up to 16 friends at once. You can even use Filters and Lenses!
• Express yourself with Friendmojis — exclusive Bitmojis made just for you and a friend.
• Watch friends' Stories to see their day unfold.
• Watch Stories from the Snapchat community, based on your interests.
• Watch breaking news and exclusive Original Shows.
• Spotlight shines a light on the best of Snapchat!
• Submit your own Snaps or lean back and watch.
• Save your favorites and share them with friends.
• See where your friends are hanging out, if they’ve shared their location with you.
• Share your location with your best friends, or go off the grid with Ghost Mode.
• Watch live Stories from the community nearby, or across the world!
• Look back on Snaps you’ve saved with free cloud storage.
• Edit and send old moments to friends, or save them to your Camera Roll.
• Create Stories from your favorite memories to share with friends and family.
• Every friendship has its own special profile to see the moments you’ve saved together.
• Discover new things you have in common with Charms. See how long you’ve been friends, your astrological compatibility, and more!
• Friendship Profiles are just between you and a friend, so you can bond over what makes your friendship special.
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Ratings and Reviews
From its humble origin as a fun way to send self-erasing photo messages, Snapchat has grown into one of our favorite social media apps. And not just for the hilarious face filters and cool geographical photo tags. It’s become one of the best ways to share memories, maintain friendships, and stay up to date on news and views from our go-to websites.
For the most part I quite enjoy Snapchat it’s probably the most used app I have on my phone because it’s really convenient for messaging people especially when my texting doesn’t work based on various locations, like text messages don’t go through when I’m at school buildings but Snapchat messages will. I think it’s quite useful and it’s very fun to use, however lately I’ve been experiencing some problems with loading times. For the past maybe two months it’s taking a good 10 seconds to load in a text that I got, and another three to save that text. I’ve been on various Wi-Fi connections as well as using my data and no matter the change between Wi-Fi or data the problem does not get fixed so I know that’s not the issue. Recently I found that deleting some of the things that take up storage on my phone help with the performance however this time that has not worked. I do think that this is some thing Snapchat needs to look into as a problem since it is one of the main communication apps. Have the time I to get annoyed with it taking so long to load that I just use text message instead of Snapchat but it’s just not the same and I wish I didn’t have to resort to it. I hope Snapchat fixes this problem soon.
I’m sorry to say it, but something is definitely wrong with Snapchat. In all my years of using the app, I have never been this disappointed. Although Snapchat is my main social app on my phone, it has been really bugging me. For example, it has been taking up to 5 minutes to send a chat everytime I try to send something. Before I am told my phone is slow, let me reassure you this is not only a problem for me but for my peers as well. Also, I have been receiving Snapchat’s from WEEKS ago, leaving the other person to conclude I have been ignoring them. When it is taking 4 weeks for a singular snap to come through, there is an obvious problem with the app. Likewise, my peers and I have noticed that when somebody responds to me, it’s very slow and won’t load or I don’t get it at all. Just the other day I received a snap, and when I asked about it I learned it had said I left them on opened whereas for me it said I had been left on delivered. The amount of time I have wasted trying to solve this problem along with the taking 5 minutes to send one thing problem, I could have been doing other things, so I have been veering off the app. Unfortunately, I do not think this app will be worth it, especially if it keeps traveling downhill at this rate. Maybe, if we weren’t so worried about how the app looks we could worry about how it has been working. My peers and I have tried deleting the app, updating, but nothing seems to work.
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- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
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