Snapchat’s new update promises ‘no more tired thumbs’, finally…
Ailing digits? Thumbs ready to throw in the towel? You’re feeling the hurt of a Snapchat addiction, but you don’t need to suffer any longer.
That’s because Snapchat has made what it calls a “pretty big change” to the way you view images on its messenger app.
From now on, you won’t need to press-and-hold to view images and videos anymore.
Instead, you can view content with just a single tap, a move that’s designed to save “tired thumbs” across the world.
It continues: “This means no more tired thumbs while watching a several-hundred-second Story…and a little getting used to for anyone who has been Snapchatting for a while.”
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The company is also making a number of other changes in its latest app update, including the introduction of two-factor authentication.
This means that you’ll now have to progress through two security checks to access your Snaps if you wish – that involves your password, and then an SMS log-in verification too.
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Snapchat now also lets you add a photo into the middle of your Snapcode – that’s the scannable code that you can send to friends to follow you in the app.
What’s all this Snapchat lark, we hear you ask? Well you’ll need a smartphone to find out, so go check out our handset group test video to see which flagship is the one for you: