Snapchat's latest update aims to reduce frustration, adds new features

The team behind the wildly popular Snapchat service has just announced a new update is now available to its users, which focuses on new features and improvements that are meant to further enhance usability.

First off, Snapchat suffered a couple of notable changes when it comes to the way users create and send snaps. The layout of the creative tools has been reorganized, while a new Magic Eraser has been added under the Scissor tool, along with a new setting to the timer, infinity.

According to developers, the update is supposed to give users who could not fully enjoy a Snap even after replaying it, the option of allowing the recipient to enjoy a Snap as long as they would like.

Lastly, Snapchat now features a new Loop tool for video so that users can choose if their Snap will play once or it will loop until their friend is ready to tap to the next Snap.

The new features and improvements have already been pushed to both the Android and iOS versions of the app, so you can try and update Snapchat via Google Play and App Store, respectively.

source: Snapchat



1. Carlitos

Posts: 704; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

How about optimizing the Android version and make actual use of the great cameras on the Android side. That is the biggest frustration with this app

3. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1605; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Right? Note 3 and S7 dramatic difference in camera tech and quality, same fuzzy dark photo in Snapchat.

4. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 975; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

When you're dealing with sharing millions of photos per say, it's safe to assume that they have to heavily compress the images to save on bandwidth and storage.

2. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2282; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Had these features on sc for years lmao

5. sb311

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

I just want landscape snaps on a regular basis.

6. gdawilson

Posts: 299; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

If this app could stop eating thru my data (sending snaps) that would be great!

7. GMS85

Posts: 217; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

This app is useless..

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