Snapchat is introducing three new features for its paid subscription service, Snapchat+, which prices $3.99 per 30 days. Subscribers can now make the appear and feel of the app extra customized by customizing the digital camera seize button, app icons and extra. Customers can change the digital camera seize button to a selected coloration or form, equivalent to a coronary heart or a soccer ball.
Subscribers can now additionally add a customized background to their chats with the brand new “Chat Wallpapers” function. Chat Wallpapers had been arguably first made standard by Meta’s WhatsApp, which has had the function for fairly a while now. Snapchat+ subscribers can now change their chat wallpapers to straightforward backgrounds obtainable within the app or to a picture from their digital camera roll.
Final, subscribers can now ship a Snapchat+ subscription to a buddy for the vacations with a brand new “Gifting” function. The launch of this function isn’t a shock, provided that Snapchat mentioned back in October that this function could be rolling out this month. With Gifting, you may ship a 12-month Snapchat+ subscription to a buddy for $39.99.
The social community’s earlier Snapchat+ feature drop in October gave customers the flexibility to have their Snapchat Tales expire at completely different intervals as a substitute of 24 hours. With the replace, Snapchat+ subscribers gained the flexibility to set Snaps on their Story to run out after both one hour, six hours, 12 hours, 24 hours, two days, three days or one week. It additionally gave subscribers the choice to make use of completely different customized notification sounds for when a buddy Snaps them.
Snapchat launched its paid subscription back in June with unique, experimental and pre-release options. Snapchat+ unlocks the flexibility to see who has rewatched your story, together with a particular badge and the flexibility to pin a buddy as your No. 1 buddy. Amongst different issues, the subscription additionally consists of the flexibility to see “the overall course of journey for the place pals have moved lately.” Within the first month since its launch, Snapchat+ had helped the app rake in over $5 million in revenue, in keeping with estimates.