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Snapchat’s new chat and video calling features revealed early in leaked screenshots

Snapchat’s new chat and video calling features revealed early in leaked screenshots

New features on the way to Snapchat have been revealed early in screenshots buried inside a Snapchat app package. The overhauled chat function and improvements to audio/video calling are expected to rollout to all Snapchat users soon.

Snapchat will stop selling Lenses beginning January 8

Snapchat will stop selling Lenses beginning January 8

At the tail-end of 2015, Snapchat rolled out features that allowed you to buy Lenses for $0.99 to do things like puke out a rainbow. But, that’s coming to an end.

Snapchat down for some users for several hours, company confirms it is working on a fix

Snapchat down for some users for several hours, company confirms it is working on a fix

Snapchat down for you this morning? You’re not the only one. Snapchat has confirmed that “some Snapchatters” are currently experiencing loading issues, and the company is already working on a fix.

Snapchat is adding slow-motion, fast-forward and rewind features called ‘Speed Modifiers’

Snapchat is adding slow-motion, fast-forward and rewind features called ‘Speed Modifiers’

In the middle of September, Snapchat debuted new ways to use its service, including paying for replays, new Lenses and more.

Snapchat will let users pay $.99 to replay some Snaps, adds new Lenses and Trophies

Snapchat will let users pay $.99 to replay some Snaps, adds new Lenses and Trophies

Snapchat has allowed users to replay one Snap every day for the last two years, but that’s a lot of restriction for heavy users that might want to look at a Snap again.

Snapchat adds ‘Travel Mode’ to help reduce mobile data use

Snapchat adds ‘Travel Mode’ to help reduce mobile data use

Snapchat is one of the most popular messaging apps available in the mobile industry these days, and as such there’s plenty of data being consumed on a day-to-day basis.

Snapchat seems to have stopped banning user accounts for using jailbreak tweaks; Phantom updated to bypass check

Snapchat seems to have stopped banning user accounts for using jailbreak tweaks; Phantom updated to bypass check

Couple of days back, Snapchat had started cracking down on users who use jailbreak tweaks for Snapchat by locking their accounts.

Snapchat cracking down on jailbreak tweaks by locking user accounts

Snapchat cracking down on jailbreak tweaks by locking user accounts

Jailbreak tweaks like Phantom, which breaks Snapchat’s limitations have been quite popular with jailbreakers.

It looks like Snapchat has started cracking down on users who use jailbreak tweaks for Snapchat by locking their accounts.

Snapchat adds ‘Tap to View’ to make it easier to watch Snaps and Stories in latest update

Snapchat adds ‘Tap to View’ to make it easier to watch Snaps and Stories in latest update

When using Snapchat, a user would have to press and hold on a Snap or Story to see what they wanted to see. Snapchat has apparently decided to nix those extra moments, though, in favor of getting to content even quicker.

What do you think of Snapchat’s sponsored geofilters?

What do you think of Snapchat’s sponsored geofilters?

Snapchat has opened up its geofilters — first introduced in 2014 — to brands. Up until now, the company only allowed users to submit geofilters for approval to them.