Snapchat is introducing a major update which will turn the app into a full-fledged messaging platform. Snapchat is calling it Chat 2.0 along with a host of new messaging features. The app released feature-packed update to offer lot more than just a face-to-face conversation platform.
In the official blog post, it says, “What we love most about the new Chat is how easily you can transition between all these ways of communicating — just like you do in person. When that’s possible, you aren’t texting, calling, or video chatting… you’re just talking. We’ve been working on this redesign for a while — we can’t wait to hear what you think!”
Let’s have a close look at the new features:
About Chat 2.0
Chat 2.0 allows the conversation partners to easily toggle between video and audio calls, sticks, video and audio notes, and text easily. It is packed with features to transform private conversations into other mediums.
How to use Snapchat Chat 2.0:
To access Chat 2.0, swipe right on a contact to which you want to. This will open a chat window of that contact and now, tap the image to send multiple images, phone icon to start audio call and more. you can also tap and hold the phone icon to record and send audio messages.
A quick look at Chat 2.0:
- Snapchat is introducing new auto-advancing stories to make it easier for users to continue watching videos from their favorite people. One can also skip ahead by swiping.
- Now, more than 200 stickers are available in private chat and you will get the ones related to text you have typed are instantly surfaced.
- The Snapchat stories are now auto-advance. This implies that on getting at the end of friend’s story, the next story start playing.
- Video notes let you record 10 seconds of video, thumbnail-sized GIF-like loop.
- The audio notes also let you record audio and send short voice snippets.
- The users can send multiple photos in Chat 2.0 at once.
- You can send camera roll photos during video or audio calls effortlessly.
Do you like these new features introduced by Snapchat especially Chat 2.0? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.