Snapchat is a multimedia and photo- messaging application. Developed by Evan Spiegel, Reggie Brown and Bobby Murphy.
They were former students at Stanford University. Initially, the idea was to create a selfie application which allowed users to share images that were explicitly short-lived and self deleting.
Most user like the app for its chat, messaging, and fun video messaging services.
In May,2016 snapchat had more than ten million active user daily.
What is Snapchat use for
Snapcat is use to create more of a multimedia messages referred to as “snap” which may include short video and photo.
These multimedia messages can be edited to include fliters and effect, drawing and captions.
In July 2014 a feature known as Geofilters” was added which allows special graphical overlays to be available for users.
If a user is within a certain geographical location. A len feature allows users to add real-time effects into their snaps by using face detection, which is activated by long-pressing on a face within the viewfinder.
Snapchat memories – this optional feature known as memories allows snap and story post to be saved into a private storage area on the device.
Download Snapchat for Android here – – – download app
Download Snapchat for iOS here – – – download app
After a successful download, you will be required to fill in some important private information, like Name surname, age, phone number and username.
What other information those Snapchat collect from user
There are three basic information they collect.
INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO GIVE: Snapchat services may require to collect images and other information from your device’s camera and photos.
INFORMATION GOTTEN FROM THIRD PARTIES: The service may collect information other users provide about you when used. Like contact when permitted by a their party user.
INFORMATION THE APP GET WHEN YOU USE THEIR SERVICES : Example is the content information, such as if the recipient has viewed the content and the metadata that is provided with the content.
Device information, specific device information is collected like the kind of device used, model, wireless network, phone numbers and many more.
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