The Beginner’s Guide to Snapchat

Snapchat, one of the hottest mobile messaging apps, has become a convenient and fun way to send photos and videos to friends and family without eating up your phone’s memory.

Launched in 2011, Snapchat allows users to add captions, drawings and filters to their photos and videos (also known as “snaps”). Unlike other messaging apps, you can view snaps for a maximum of 10 seconds, and then it’s gone for good. Anything shared through the service self-destructs, leaving no evidence that it existed. (However, just like everything else online, privacy isn’t guaranteed.)

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What Song Is This? Find the Name of That Song

I’m sure we’ve all been in a situation where we only remember parts of a song, sometimes without even knowing the lyrics — a song you’ve perhaps heard in the radio of a cab — and you can’t get it out of your head. You just need to know the name of the song. What song is this? Argh!

Or, you might have briefly listened to the song from TV or from a friend’s phone and really liked it. But you don’t know the words to it, only the tune of a certain section of the song. Or maybe, it’s playing right now and you really like it.

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10 hidden Snapchat tricks to take your snaps to the next level

Some of Snapchat’s coolest tricks aren’t always easy to find.

The app is known to casually slip in new features during otherwise nondescript updates, and for hiding fun additions in random settings menus. But whether you’re a power user or not, there are plenty of features — from using two filters at once to adding extra text — that can help you use Snapchat like a pro.

See also: How to get the most out of the new Snapchat update

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