‘Add Nearby’ feature turns Snapchat in to a hookup software

It is like an ephemeral dating app.

Mar 1, 2020, 12:14 am*

Snapchat simply made a lot of updates to its application that replace the way individuals snap and share pictures and videos with buddies. Along side simply tapping when to consider snaps and adding a selfie as the profile that is snapchat photo we’ve also now got the Snapchat Add Nearby friends feature, letting people find friends centered on location in place of username.

The feature is pretty locked down—you’ll only show up on someone’s nearby friends list if you’re also logged into Snapchat using the nearby friends list available. You’ll show up on everyone’s list until that screen is left by you. Your username will stick to the already-opened screens of buddies, but no body else should be able to include you via location until such time you both available that menu once more.

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