Snapchat Update: Augmented Reality Lenses Released; Not Just For Human Faces Anymore

By LJ Joseph , Updated Nov 09, 2016 06:42 PM EST

Snapchat is an application where you can receive and send photos and videos. This provides its users with greater security.

Snapchat Update: Augmented Reality "World Lenses" Released

The Snapchat update introduces augmented reality: the "World Lenses." With an update of iOS and Android to its application, the company announced the arrival of a feature called World Lenses. This allows you to apply different effects using the phone's back camera. The two new gestures allow you to share the content, add it easily and browse your stories and the tab Discover.

As a bonus, Snapchat users now have an easier way to use lenses. The filters will not only change the look of your face but also augment it to reality. This function may also apply to your environment

Snapchat also allows you to see snow around; surround yourself with classic designs, butterflies or filters which you can turn off and on. The lenses will focus on user's face and you can choose different options to decorate not only a person's face but the entire photo or video.

According to Macrumors, the app world lenses have a lot of options. It includes Election Day, floating glitter, a rainbow that has a vomiting clouds, heart and horror themes.

On this update, the company is also preparing for the arrival of their connected lenses, spectacles, with an option on the menu to link them through a QR code. Furthermore, the app now allows forward or rewind a story by clicking on the right and left of the screen, side or respectively. In Fortune, Snapchat has the ability to flip back a story like a collection of photos and videos that last for 24 hours only.

Snapchat Update: How To Access World Lenses

To access the feature, you must open your Snapchat app then tap your screen. Activate the world lenses and choose one of your favorite themes.

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