Snapchat launches new Shared Stories feature to make it easier to share memories

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snapchat it rolling out A new Shared Stories feature designed to make it easier for app users to collaborate and share memories. This feature is a new iteration of the app’s “User Stories” feature that allows users to create a story and add friends to view and participate in. With the new “Shared Stories” feature, users who have been added to a group can also add their friends to make it “easier for the entire football team, camp team, or group of co-workers to get in on the fun,” Snap says.

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You can start a shared story by going to your profile, tapping the New Story option, and then selecting Shared Story. Like all stories posted to Snapchat, snaps posted to a shared story are automatically deleted after 24 hours. However, unlike normal friend and group stories, there is no chat component for shared stories. Snapchat says the content is moderated using a combination of automatic language detection and community validation tools. In addition, the app will notify users if they have joined a shared story with someone they have blocked. Snapchat says this will allow users to control who they share content with on the app.

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“Today we’re introducing Shared Stories, a new way for Snapchatters to build a community around the content they love to shoot,” Snap said in Blog post. “With this next-generation story, we hope to help Snapchatters turn shared moments into shared memories.”

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The rollout of the new feature comes a few weeks after the Snap Partners Summit, where the company announced several new features. Click announced a new feature called “Director Mode” that aims to provide easier access to Snapchat’s own creative tools for posting videos to its platform, including the short video feature known as spotlight. The company also announced a number of new initiatives to use augmented reality technology to assist with online shopping. Specifically, the company is introducing a new destination on the Snapchat app called “Dress Up” that will feature AR fashion and virtual fitting. Bind also disclosed new mini drone called “Pixy”.

The launch also comes after Snap CEO Evan Spiegel wrote in an internal memo that the company miss out on your income targets for this quarter, and will also slow down the pace of hiring. While Snap continues to grow year on year, Spiegel says the company is growing at a slower pace than expected due to the overall economic environment.


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