Now you see the thirst, now you don’t!
Thirst levels rose exponentially when Instagram added direct messaging…and so did the source base for screenshot THOT-exposure and thirst-blasting. Well parched people of America, worry no more! Snapchat has now stepped in to keep your x-rated iPhone antics a secret between you and your
For the unfamiliar, Snapchat is a photo sharing app that only allows users to view pictures for 5-10 seconds, and automatically notifies the sender if you dare screen-capture the moment. Now, the app-makers are not only protecting your freaky pics, but also ensuring your nasty vids and thirsty texts are nearly untraceable. Via ABCnews:
Cheaters, sexters and ugly selfie fans can rejoice.
Snapchat, the app that self-destructs photos and messages, unveiled text messaging and video chat features today that will allow users to carry on seamless conversations with friends who are using the app at the same time.
Many users had previously sent multiple videos and photos back and forth to carry on a conversation. The new features work by eliminating the piece mill process and giving users the full attention of their friends who are also on the app.
Users can now swipe right on a friend’s name in their Snapchat inbox to begin chatting through the video and instant messaging features.
In order to keep the live video option open, users will have to hold down a button in the same way they do when they see a snap. Move your finger, and the video capability will stop, staying true to the fleeting nature of Snapchat.
And instead of sending information through character-limiting photo captions, users can now save important information from their instant messaging conversations, such as party plans, homework answers, and phone numbers. When users leave the chat screen, all of the other information will disappear.
No more full-text convo screenshots or leaked vids? Might not be so great for us over here at BOSSIP, but certainly a win for those of you who need to keep your digital dirt under wraps! Let the games begin…