Chats for adults
) And finally, to the adults reading this to discover what they’ve been missing: Apologies, but Snapchat will show you things—like what you’d look like as a glasses-wearing chihuahua—that you’ll never unsee.
And with a rotating set of fun features and filters, it’s also the response to Facebook and Twitter’s stale experiences.
Mastering the Camera Snapchat’s camera works a little differently than the default Android or i OS camera app, so it’s worth walking through.
For instance, if you tap on the shutter button it will take a photo, but if you hold down on it, Snapchat will record video.
(Custom-made geo-filters for festivities like weddings are all the rage these days.) Alternatively, before you take a photo, press and hold on a person’s face and Snapchat’s lens options will pop up.
This hugely entertaining feature maps out the face (or faces) on screen, and can apply animations and other graphics to the mug.
These filters aren’t obvious, but they’re a great way to give life to your boring adult snaps.
There are even some cool geo-located filters based on where you are, whether it’s in a city or at an event.
publication.) Sure, there are also buttons you can press to reach these screens (the bottom-left square for your chats, the top-center ghost for your account, and the bottom-right hamburger menu for your stories), but kids these days swipe their Snapchat like it’s Tinder—another app you’re probably too old to be using.And finally, at the bottom right you’ll see an arrow.Tap that when you’re ready to share your snap with your friends.Hidden from plain view, you have to know how to access them to use them.Take an image, then swipe left or right while on the camera screen and you’ll see a filter slide over across it.