10 COOL
SNAPCHAT
FEATURES
LEARN MORE ABOUT SNAPCHAT
THE STATS
If you think
Snapchat is just
for kids and
teenagers, think
again.
THE AUDIENCE
• 26 million active users in the
U.S.
• 400 million snaps (photos
and videos) sent daily
• User age group : 1...
GROWTH
From May 2012 to April
2013, the number of
snaps sent per day grew
from 6 million to 150
million. >That’s a lot btw<
NEW FEATURES
New features are
being released quite
regularly now. Here I
highlight ten of them
!
USING THE APP
The App works quite
differently to most
other social media
apps.
PAY ATTENTION !
The Snapchat interface
can be deceptive. There
are a lot more features
available that you may
think. Let’s...
PHOTOS & VIDEO
Almost all messaging
on Snapchat must
contain photos or
video clips.
TAKE A PHOTO OR VIDEO
CLIP
Open the App &
simply use the
large circular
button to take a
photo.
Hold down the
button to ta...
AVAILABLE TOOLS WHEN
CREATING PHOTO/VIDEOS
Toggle between front & rear facing camera
Turn flash on/off
New snaps & snap ch...
TAKE A PHOTO OR VIDEO
CLIP
Once
photo/video clip
is taken, more
tools become
available on
screen
TOOLS TO EDIT PHOTOS
& VIDEO
Pencil drawing tools. Add lots of color
squiggles, draw text !
Cancel / Delete the photo/vide...
PAY ATTENTION !
BUT
WAIT !
PAY ATTENTION !
By tapping and
swiping R-L, lots
more features
become available.
1. ADDING TEXT
Tap the screen
to add text.
Position the
message by
dragging it the
desired location
1. FORMATTING TEXT
Tap the “T” symbol to increase
the size of the text font
Tap again to centre align the
text on the scre...
2. FREE HAND DRAWING
Tap the top
right of the
screen to draw
free hand in
multiple colors.
2. FREE HAND DRAWING
Drag the color
selector up/down to
choose a desired
color.
Use the return arrow
to erase / go back.
M...
PAY ATTENTION !
Swiping R-L reveals
six more features
3. IMAGE FILTER #1
First swipe
overlays the
first image
filter.
4. IMAGE FILTER #2
Second swipe
overlays the
second image
filter.
5. IMAGE FILTER #3
Third swipe
overlays the
third image
filter.
6. SPEED
Fourth swipe
auto overlays
your current
speed of travel.
7. TEMPERATURE
Fifth swipe
overlays the
current
temperature.
8. TIME
Sixth swipe
overlays the
current time.
9. EMOJI
Add lots of cool
emoji icons
using the iPhone
keyboard plugin.
1. Tap Settings > General > Keyboard.
2. Tap Keybo...
10. CHAT MESSAGING
Start a chat with
any user in your
snap list.
Swipe R-L to
start a chat.
10. CHAT MESSAGING
You can now
send photos
from your
camera roll in a
chat message.
Watch out WhatsApp !
BEFORE YOU PRESS
SEND
If you don’t save your
snap to your camera
roll before you send it,
you won’t see it again !
SNAPCHAT FOR
BUSINESS TIPS
Use it to connect with a young
generation that find Facebook
boring & outdated.
Use the tools /...
SNAPCHAT FOR
BUSINESS TIPS
Don’t panic. It’s early
days yet for Snapchat.
Jump on, start playing
about, and steadily build...
STAY IN TOUCH
I’m John Walsh. Good to meet you 
• Snapchat Username = contentsurgeon
• Twitter Handle = @contentsurgeon
•...
CREDITS
Stats used in this report were
sourced from
SocialMediaToday.com
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Become a power user on Snapchat - 10 Cool Snapchat Features.

  1. 1. 10 COOL SNAPCHAT FEATURES LEARN MORE ABOUT SNAPCHAT
  2. 2. THE STATS If you think Snapchat is just for kids and teenagers, think again.
  3. 3. THE AUDIENCE • 26 million active users in the U.S. • 400 million snaps (photos and videos) sent daily • User age group : 13-25 • >Women< make up 70% of Snapchat’s user base.
  4. 4. GROWTH From May 2012 to April 2013, the number of snaps sent per day grew from 6 million to 150 million. >That’s a lot btw<
  5. 5. NEW FEATURES New features are being released quite regularly now. Here I highlight ten of them !
  6. 6. USING THE APP The App works quite differently to most other social media apps.
  7. 7. PAY ATTENTION ! The Snapchat interface can be deceptive. There are a lot more features available that you may think. Let’s take a look !
  8. 8. PHOTOS & VIDEO Almost all messaging on Snapchat must contain photos or video clips.
  9. 9. TAKE A PHOTO OR VIDEO CLIP Open the App & simply use the large circular button to take a photo. Hold down the button to take a video clip
  10. 10. AVAILABLE TOOLS WHEN CREATING PHOTO/VIDEOS Toggle between front & rear facing camera Turn flash on/off New snaps & snap chat message notifications Button to take new photo / video clip Snapchat story notifications
  11. 11. TAKE A PHOTO OR VIDEO CLIP Once photo/video clip is taken, more tools become available on screen
  12. 12. TOOLS TO EDIT PHOTOS & VIDEO Pencil drawing tools. Add lots of color squiggles, draw text ! Cancel / Delete the photo/video clip Choose the duration of your snap (max 10 seconds) Save a copy of the snap to your camera roll Add this snap to your daily Snapchat story Choose who will see your snap
  13. 13. PAY ATTENTION ! BUT WAIT !
  14. 14. PAY ATTENTION ! By tapping and swiping R-L, lots more features become available.
  15. 15. 1. ADDING TEXT Tap the screen to add text. Position the message by dragging it the desired location
  16. 16. 1. FORMATTING TEXT Tap the “T” symbol to increase the size of the text font Tap again to centre align the text on the screen Tap again to return to the original text formatting
  17. 17. 2. FREE HAND DRAWING Tap the top right of the screen to draw free hand in multiple colors.
  18. 18. 2. FREE HAND DRAWING Drag the color selector up/down to choose a desired color. Use the return arrow to erase / go back. Multiple colors allowed on the same image.
  19. 19. PAY ATTENTION ! Swiping R-L reveals six more features
  20. 20. 3. IMAGE FILTER #1 First swipe overlays the first image filter.
  21. 21. 4. IMAGE FILTER #2 Second swipe overlays the second image filter.
  22. 22. 5. IMAGE FILTER #3 Third swipe overlays the third image filter.
  23. 23. 6. SPEED Fourth swipe auto overlays your current speed of travel.
  24. 24. 7. TEMPERATURE Fifth swipe overlays the current temperature.
  25. 25. 8. TIME Sixth swipe overlays the current time.
  26. 26. 9. EMOJI Add lots of cool emoji icons using the iPhone keyboard plugin. 1. Tap Settings > General > Keyboard. 2. Tap Keyboards. 3. Tap Add New Keyboard. 4. Locate and tap Emoji.
  27. 27. 10. CHAT MESSAGING Start a chat with any user in your snap list. Swipe R-L to start a chat.
  28. 28. 10. CHAT MESSAGING You can now send photos from your camera roll in a chat message. Watch out WhatsApp !
  29. 29. BEFORE YOU PRESS SEND If you don’t save your snap to your camera roll before you send it, you won’t see it again !
  30. 30. SNAPCHAT FOR BUSINESS TIPS Use it to connect with a young generation that find Facebook boring & outdated. Use the tools / features to express your creativity and the creativity of your brand / company
  31. 31. SNAPCHAT FOR BUSINESS TIPS Don’t panic. It’s early days yet for Snapchat. Jump on, start playing about, and steadily build your Snapchat Audience.
  32. 32. STAY IN TOUCH I’m John Walsh. Good to meet you  • Snapchat Username = contentsurgeon • Twitter Handle = @contentsurgeon • E-Mail = john@woc-media.com I’m a freelance Digital Content Specialist. You can hire me to assist you with many aspects of Content Marketing & Digital Transformation.
  33. 33. CREDITS Stats used in this report were sourced from SocialMediaToday.com

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