Revolving webcam chat
Because if you think our mobile phone addictions have ruined mealtimes, think about what it is doing to the ancient ritual of the IRL chat-up.Where once we looked outwards for people we liked, hoping one is delivered on the wings of chance, now we bow our heads and flick through carefully managed bios and outdated group shots.
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Instead, Snapchat all about spontaneity and documenting things "in the now." Or, as the company's founder Evan Spiegel puts it, "instant expression."Navigating the App When opening Snapchat, forget the infinite scroll of the social networks you're used to, because this app immediately springboards the camera to the screen.
The philosophy behind this unconventional landing place is that chats all begin with the conversation, and in Snapchat, images do the talking.
"I wouldn't go up to a stranger," he explained, "You just look weird." And with those few words, the crossroads we are at with dating suddenly appeared before me. It has produced over 10 billion matches and been responsible for everything to disaster dates to weddings to one-night stands all around the world.
In four short years it has completed the journey from novelty app to the new dating norm - but I wonder, what are we losing from the old methods of 'matching' with people in the process?
Those of us who were chatters in the 1990’s might find ourselves looking around our virtual landscape of today, blinking profusely while asking, “What happened to my favorite chat site?