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Snapchat Launches 5.0 Update Adding Design Improvements And More

Snapchat has launched a new 5.0 update in the App Store, adding in-app profiles, design improvements, a number of performance optimizations, and more. Billed as "a real-time picture chatting app," Snapchat is presently available to download free of charge in the App Store, and is optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app's developer, Snapchat, Inc., explains what's new in the application's release notes:
  • Swipe navigation
  • Double tap to reply
  • New ways to add friends
  • In-app profiles
  • Speed enhancements
  • Design improvements
  • Send snaps to friends from your address book
As a reminder, Snapchat allows users to select how long smartphone owners can view sent pictures, and even includes an alert that warns users if a recipient has taken a screenshot of a received image (though, admittedly, a hack discovered in January allowed users to save photos permanently on their iDevice). [caption id="attachment_425648" align="aligncenter" width="270"] Be careful what you send via Snapchat.[/caption] As mentioned, Snapchat can be downloaded free of charge in the App Store, and is optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch. Take a look at the recently updated application now, or for further app related news, see: Final Fantasy Tactics For iOS Finally Gains Hi-Res Graphics, Goes On Sale For Half PriceToday's Best Apps: Monny, Defense Technica, Quick Drafts For iPad And More, and Capture Life In Black And White With Camera Noir.
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