The original concept for Snapchat (launched in 2011) was a mobile messaging application used to create and share short-lived content (including photos, videos, text, and drawings called “snaps”) that self-destruct within seconds after being shared. In a very short time since its inception, Snapchat has become hugely popular and evolved along with its popularity.
Snapchat has become a messaging app. “You can take a photo or a video with it, then add a caption or doodle or lens graphic over top, and send it to a friend. Alternatively, you can add it to your ‘story,’ a 24-hour collection of your photos and videos, which you broadcast to the world or just your followers,” according to Pocket-lint, the largest independent gadget news and reviews site in the UK.
Recently, Snapchat has moved away from its original concept with many new features and hacks you should know about. Continue reading