What is Snapchat? How does Snapchat work and how is it used?

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One of its main features is that the messages you send, you can manage the time in which the person who receives them sees them. It lasts from 1 to 10 seconds before being deleted.

This can be explained like this, you send your message with a photo modified if you want, then specify the time he can see it after opening it.

Of course, this contributes to the fact that users do not capture the photos or if the person sending them regrets what they send, as it is short of time, it is quickly deleted. With this we can qualify Snapchat as a social network of ephemeral messaging in which everything is deleted, never recovered.



How does Snapchat work?

Its operation is based on an instant messaging application, where users send photos, videos. What's new is that you can make changes to your photos by applying filters, other elements that help personalize your photo.

Among the functions, making major changes to photos can change or transform your face into an emonji, with the only one camera of your mobile phone.

There is also the option to save your Snaps for 24 hours in a section called history. Also, if you want to keep your Snaps, you can archive them in the part that says Memories.

After they're in that option you can use them again whenever you want and even change them if you like. Also, if you want to use masks to send a photo, you have to press and hold your face for a second, then the le will appear Masks, there is also a gesture, an animation for your face.


If you swipe the screen from any side, you can add color filters, speed of movement, temperature, time and characteristics of the place where you are at that moment.


In some cases within the application we find a hourglass, what does it mean? You can learn by reading this article.

For Snapchat users, it's a way to both have fun and take advantage of some of the benefits the updates have given them.

For example, the ability to make video calls between users has been added, it's one way simple and easy to use. This allows you to acquire more users from the benefits offered, in addition to upgrades.

How to download Snapchat?

If you have an Android OS, go to google play, now if you have an iOS, enter the app store, search for it, download it, you can also use Snapchat on PC if you want.

There you can see the amount of downloads it has, as well as the space it will occupy in memory, as well as what characteristics of yours operating system are required.

After you need to create an account or register, you need to enter your email, username, password. After that you can start using Snapchat. Downloading this app is free for both operating systems Android, iOS.


What makes Snapchat such a popular app?

There is interesting statistical data that makes it widely used, we can mention that they have more than 100 million active users and this figure grow up everyday.

The age range of people who own Snapchat is said to be over 60% of its users between 13 and 34. On average, people share around 8796 photos per second within this application.


Today the common thing is selfies all over the world, 5% of them are shared on Snapchat. This app Snapchat is one of the most used in the world along with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

Knowing more about Snapcha lets us know why so many use it, sometimes for fun, Entertainment or necessity. What we do know is that it is very popular.

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