How is SnapChat different from other social apps?
It is obvious that the youth of today do not want their daily posts to be recorded forever. In apps
like Face book or Twitter, whatever update you post, they stay as long as you take the initiative
to permanently delete them. No such deal with the hottest photos and videos sharing app in the
This is where most people who believe SnapChat to be just a sexting app for the young
generation, go wrong. Yes, sexts are exchanged but the popularity of the app owes it more to the
ephemeral nature of the posts mostly. Taking silly photos, awkward selfies or plain cat photos
and sharing it with your friends is no longer uncomfortable because with SnapChat, these
photos will only stay for a maximum of 10 seconds. And this is why over 350 million ‘snaps’ are
shared every day in SnapChat which is an amazing number because the same amount of photos
are uploaded on the Facebook platform every day.
SnapChat is here to stay!
Social networks which help us in building a record of our lives over the years will always be
there. Who doesn’t want to look back and reminiscence about that awesome birthday party
thrown by your friends 5 years back! But ephemeral connections like SnapChat perfectly mirrors
the day to day interactions we have in real life with real people. More so, because it is such
a privacy conscious app. It respects your need for privacy. Even though there is a screenshot
option, be sure that you will be notified the moment, the receiver takes a shot of the shared