Ever wonder how to post on Snapchat live stories event and get yourself viewed by thousands Snapchatter? Find out how to put your snaps into Snapchat live feed.
Telling everyone that you are in an event such as a music festival or live event in some location is one of the functions of social media app. Snapchat has this kind of feature, called Snapchat live stories, it contains of Snaps from Snapchatters who was in a live event or location.
Unlike twitter or instagram that just using the hashtag to get your post on the hype of an event, i mean the hashtags and Twitter’s trending topics are created by users. But Snapchat’s live stories are curated by Snapchat, and typically appear for 24 hours. So you have to know how to submit your Snaps on Snapchat’s live stories and when it’s gonna happen.
How to post to snapchat live stories
First, check out your stories page to see the current live stories that going on. If you accidentally were hang out or live around the live story event held, then you may contribute by submitting your Snaps to those live story, here’s how to do it.
Turn on the location service on your phone, Launch your Snapchat app, and go to the settings, then tap ‘Manage’ under the ‘Additional Services’ section, Select ‘Permissions’. For iPhone user, tap on ‘Edit permission’, then select Location. For Android users, select Precise Location (GPS and Network-Based). By activating this setting, Snapchat will be able to use your device location.
Take a selfie or snaps, now open the main screen and create a snap, it could be a picture or video. Make sure you create a relevant content. Usually you can find a geofilter or lens related to the live event, you may use it as well. When you’re done, tap on the arrow button at the bottom right. This will take you to the “Send To” page. If you are really on the location where the event held, and the location service on your phone is active, then you will find the event listed.
When the snap is sent, now it is all up to Snapchat team to decide whether your Snap is relevant or not to the live stories event. It can be the easiest way to gain more followers and get famous because every Snapchat’s users can view your Snaps (if approved by Snapchat team to appears on the live story).
To get yourself appears on the live stories is not easy like twitter’s hashtag, you cannot fake your location, and the live event could be anywhere, you cannot guess the schedule or the upcoming live stories gonna held.
Tell your friends about how to participating on Snapchat live stories so you all can featured on the upcoming live stories (if lucky enough).