Snapchat’s new Tales function offers an evaporating recap of your day

Snapchat's new Stories feature provides an evaporating recap of your day

Already wildly widespread amongst youthful customers, image sharing app Snapchat is launching the subsequent part of its app at this time, and for the primary time it is bringing a function to its iOS and Android apps on the similar time. Snapchat’s declare to fame has all the time been that it shares pictures or brief movies from one individual to a different, that disappear after viewing as an alternative of dwelling on in infamy (our early Tweets are a continuing supply of embarrassment). Now, the brand new Tales function provides every consumer a feed just like these on Instagram, Fb, Twitter or Tumblr that each one of their pals (as an alternative of only one) can take a look at, however with a well-known hook — the Snaps disappear after 24 hours. One other fascinating component is that, like Path, it additionally shows an inventory of who seen every Snap.

In a weblog publish, the corporate touts the ephemeral nature of the function, noting that “The top of your Story as we speak is the start of your Story tomorrow.” To some, the service’s status is just for the way it helps the Anthony Weiners of the world, however the introduction of Tales might change that — and introduce extra competitors for different social networks the place customers are cautious of how lengthy even informal posts might reside to hang-out them. The function hasn’t popped up on both app retailer but, for now you’ll be able to examine after the break for a couple of movies displaying the tales customers may inform — in the event that they have been in a type of bands the younger people are listening to.

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