Snapchat has been in news for plenty of reasons. The image sharing app has some specialties.
The app gives you the chance to share photos with a specified time. After that time the Snap
chat photos will automatically be deleted from the mobile of the receiver. The time is set by the
sender. The maximum time limit that can be set is 10 seconds. This is the reason of Snapchat
reaching the pillar of success and a popular app among people all over the world.
The vanishing magic
The vanishing of the pictures is the unique thing that has been first presented by the app. This
is the element of fun that is invoked among the users. The idea was to have fun with pictures.
Did you see the emoticons showing the different emotions? What of the emotions are displayed
by you by making faces? Your friend is sad and you send the funny face that will bring a large
smile on the face of your friend that is the fun element of Snapchat. We love the emoticons for
they are instant and simply depict our emotions. But when we do it yourself and send it fast like
emoticons this is much more exciting. This is the thing that is the philosophy behind Snap chat.
Now the app is used for various other purposes and one of the serious things that are
implemented in this fun app is the news items. The platform is growing to accumulate news
stories. The media is even attracting this platform. The idea behind the media using this
platforms that the teenagers are away from news and through the feed of Snapchat this is the
initiative to let the young generation know about the current situation in the world and make
them aware about the events in the country. It is seen that the young crowds is gathering a lot
in the Snapchat and thus the style of Snap chat is being adopted by news houses to reach the
There is a discussion that the news items will remain in the app feed for only 24 hours. In this
duration the user can view the item as many times as they want. But after that the app will
automatically delete the older news and give place to the new ones. This is much like the ad
feature of the app that also remains in the app for only 24 hours. The news that is old is not
remaining. This way the updated news items are always in the list of the news feed of the
app. Different news channels and radio channels are trying out this feature of adding news in
News in form of snapping
The news items that remain in the app are mot like the plain news clips that you see in the TV or
in the internet. The story is firmed in the forms of snaps. The snaps of the news contain captions
that depict the news story in brief. These photos vary from the formal news looks and much like
the snapped photos that are used in the app.