So far in our Snapchat course, we have told you about what Snapchat is and how it works. But maybe you're not one for flash-in-the-pan information; you want the detailed points about the service. Here are some of the good and not-so-good things about Snapchat that we’ve found at TechBoomers.
Snapchat is a creative way to communicate with the people you care about. It's easy to add contacts, and the interface for sending content to your friends (and receiving it from them) is relatively straightforward and easy-to-use. In addition, the fact that most of what you send or receive gets deleted once you (or any other users) have seen it eases a bit of the anxiety when it comes to protecting your privacy and public image online.
Snapchat is not without flaws, however. It primarily only works on mobile devices, and only if other people you know are using it. Some people may not like the convention of deleting messages after they're viewed, preferring to have a record that they can share with friends and family. And although Snapchat tries to be privacy-conscious, there are ways to preserve messages sent over it before they get deleted.
That's about it for our review of Snapchat. If you’re looking to get started right now, head over to our next tutorial, which will teach you how to download and install the app, then move on to our tutorial on how to use Snapchat.
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