Snapchat gets an AI makeover and gets many other new features

Sanjana Dhar
Sanjana Dhar May 2, 2024
Updated 2024/05/02 at 11:15 AM

Snapchat gets a wonderful makeover by making use of Artificial Intelligence technology. However you will need a Snapchat+ subscription to enjoy most of these new features.

What’s new about the new Snapchat update?

With the latest update, Snapchat has added quite a few new features such as the ability to edit chats and set reminders. Besides, Snapchat has also been upgraded with a few more features powered by artificial intelligence.

One of the new generative AI backed features that has been introduced by Snapchat’s update is caused “My AI reminders”. This new feature will serve as a reminder and will help an user to remember an upcoming deadline. Besides this, if you want to set up an in-app countdown you can use the ‘My AI Chatbot’ option and get a countdown just by sending a simple text prompt.

Snapchat is also using AI technology to create customized Bitmoji looks where you can create different patterns such as ‘vibrant graffiti’ or ‘skull flower’. These patterns can again be customized based on the taste and preferences of the user.

Even Snapchat lens has gained AI capabilities such as a 90s AI lens filter which can turn your selfie into a picture from the early 90s.

For a while now, Snapchat has been letting its uses enjoy several AI generated features such as AI background generators and most of these features are powered by OpenAI’s GPT.

Where is the new Snapchat update available?

The new Snapchat update has been rolling out for both iOS and Android users. Some features are currently rolling out in faces while the others are limited to the paid Snapchat plus users. With the access to the chat- editing capability, Snapchat+ users will now be able to fix a typo in a text message but they will have only up to five minutes after sending the text


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