Snapchat has just released a new feature that has been long awaited: universal search. Find out how to use Snapchat universal search to find find friends, groups, Discover publishers, and Our Stories.
Snapchat finally completes the app with a feature that has been long-awaited. Now you can easily find friends, groups, Discover publishers, and Our Stories by using universal search. This feature always be a search bar that you can access at the top of the app.
How to get and use Snapchat universal search
Snapchat’s universal search just released on January 12th and is only available for some Android users. This feature of course will soon be available for all iOS and Android users. To get thie feature later, you have to update your Snapchat app to the latest version.
By using universal search, You can search for the best content or conversation that has been stored in Snapchat. According to TechCrunch, the interface is designed for speed, so you can locate what you’re looking for and keep snapping.
Here’s what you can do using the universal search bar:
- Instantly jump to your own profile by tapping your Bitmoji on the left.
- Instantly start chat with your frinds by tapping on a friend’s auto-suggest card or search result.
- Watch friend’s Story by tapping on their Story thumbnail.
- See the mini profile of your friend by tapping and holding on the card or search result.
- Beyond accounts, you can find specific daily editions of Discover channels or particular Our Stories by searching for their titles.
Snapchat has long been criticized because of the difficulty in finding accounts to follow. Previously, the app did not leave suggestions or recommended users as is done twitter and instagram. Now you do not have to search on other social media to get the celebrity’s Snapchat usernames.
This new feature also brings new opportunities to gain more revenue for Snap, inc. Snap, inc. They can allow advertisers to pay for sponsored placement atop search results, or as suggestions in the search interface. Seperti yang dilakukan oleh Google dengan Google Adwords.