Grown Up's Guide to Snapchat: 4 Easy Tips To Get Started

For years now Facebook has been the top place to socialize with friends and family online, but now our younger generation is all about a newer social media platform… Snapchat! Bradley Hasemeyer has four easy ways for adults to get started and become successful snappers.

1.  Setup a Snapcode

Download the Snapchat application in Google Play or App Store and setup a SNAPCODE-- think of it like your screenname. This will make it easy for your friends to find you. You can also add friends manually.

2.  Add Some Content

To take a video simply hold down the capture button for up to ten seconds.

3.  Add Stickers, Filters & Lenses

Just click on the little square icon for stickers, swipe left or right to use filters  and for  animations called lenses, just press and hold your face.

4.  Snapchat Stories

Stories are like your news feed on Facebook. You can see what your friends are up to and even check out some of your favorite brands.

WEB BONUS:  What Is Snapchat?

If you still don’t get it -- it's essentially another way to share pictures, videos and messages with your friends -- using creative and sometimes odd filters. Your snaps self-destruct from seconds, up to 24 hours.

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