Why The Latest Snapchat Update Has The Internet Going TF Off

Angelica Greene
February 10, 2018

Snapchatters have been scratching their head ever since a new Snapchat update began to roll out across the world. Now you have to swipe left to go to a Friends page that lets you see your as well as your friends' content, including the Snapchat Stories.

But the real opportunity is for Snapchat to become the most unique and fun way to share from special occasions. After that, you'll see an option to disable automatic app updates. Also, swiping right from the camera now reveals a redesigned "Discover" page, where you'll see Stories from publishers, creators, and the community. Most of this new activity is being driven by USA users, though the largest petition against the Snapchat redesign was started on January 10 by a user in Australia, a Change.org spokesman told PCMag. If you are one of them, you'd desperately want to downgrade to the old Snapchat design.

These have been moved to the new Friends page, where they sit alongside regular Snaps and messages.

From there, you'll be able to turn off auto-update for Snapchat.

As reported by Snapchat, they were ready for the huge outcry from the users after this update. It has renamed the new stories as "Dynamic Friends page".

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A Snapchat spokesperson said, "Updates as big as this one can take a little getting used to, but we hope the community will enjoy it once they settle in". Here's a breakdown of all the changes, and how to use the new version of Snapchat.

When you install the update, Snapchat will be split in two. At this point, you'll need to download or buy an Android File Explorer app to find the file on your Android device, and then you can just tap on it and install it.

But the redesign is not being recieved well by users as about 83% of reviews on the App Store have given negative replies. You now have to go to the user's profile to get a second peak.

"I deleted the app. Redownloaded it, said I forgot my password, reset it, logged back in - bam, old version lol", Ali Ramos wrote on Facebook. Click the "Create Now" button.source Snapchat If you're using a phone, you can create your own custom Snapchat filters or Lenses by visiting the settings within the application and finding the "Filters and Lenses" tab. While doing so, the research company found that movies with ads on Snapchat saw a 23% increase in unaided awareness - a box office research metric that refers to consumers being aware of the opening of a movie without being prompted. The version you just installed on your iPhone via iTunes will likely be the older version.

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