Snapchat has yielded to the request to restore the old Snapchat look. Well, kind of
The Self Destructive Message Service is currently rolling out a new design for iOS users, reversing at least some of the ctroversial changes it's introduced with its previous redesign.
These changes include a revised layout that replaces Snaps and Cats in chrological order, just as they were before the company started playing with the appearance of Snap. The same is true with the stories of friends, who (re) appear now the right side of the interface. Finally, the applicati opens in camera mode, as before the redesign.
"We learned that associating stories and communicating with friends at the same place made it more difficult to optimize two competing behaviors," said Snap CEO Evan Spiegel. said during the company's most recent income call. "We are deploying an update to solve this problem by sorting the communicati by recency and moving the stories of the friends to the right side of the applicati, while retaining the structural changes we've made to to separate the friends from the creators. "
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