Snapchat is an app that helps users to communicate with each other. It has a lot in common with other messaging applications, but there are some differences. The main difference is that you communicate with other people with the help of videos and photos. There are many available filters that will help you to diversify the media file. For example, you can try different masks, glasses, and many other special effects. They can be fun or they can just improve the quality of your media file by making it more beautiful. Remember that Snapchat cannot improve the overall camera quality.
Snapchat is available for download for iOS and Android devices. At the moment, more than 1 billion people downloaded the application on their devices.
How to Use Snapchat?
After you start the app, you have to provide it with access to your camera. Then, you will see the camera enables. With its help, you will be able to send “snaps” to your friends. Snaps are short videos or photos you can share with others. It should be mentioned that only people who are in your friend list are able to see your snaps. In order to take a snap, tap the circle button that is located in the middle of your screen. If you tap, the app will take a photo. If you tap and hold the button, the app will record a video.
After you take a photo or record a video, you will see a lot of additional icons. They help you to manage your media files. For example, you can crop photos and select effects. You can also add text or attach different stickers. While chatting, you are able to open photos and videos that your friends send you. However, you can open them only once. Nevertheless, Snapchat offers in-app purchases. If you pay some money, you will be able to open the files a lot of times.
What are the Features of the App?
You have to manage your profile after you start the application. You can do that by tapping the button that is located on the top left of your screen. You have to add new friends in order to send them photos and videos. To add friends, you have to find and tap the “Add friends” button. You will see the new page, where you will be able to search for people by typing their nicknames. You can also synchronize your contacts book and see people who use Snapchat.
You can easily send snaps by pressing the blue icon. After that, select the person you want to send the snap to. Snapchat allows users to create stories – short videos or pictures that will be removed from your account after 24 hours.
- Easy to use;
- Many ways to edit the photo;
- Free to download.