Snapchat debuted in 2011 under the name Picaboo.
The app has received numerous updates over the years, the most recent being Snapchat Friend Check-Up.
What is Snapchat Friend Check-Up?
Snapchat Friend Check-Up is a feature that debuted in the app in 2021.
According to Business Insider India at the time, it allows users to review their friend list.
Snapchat users can review their friend list with “a single tap” and delete those with whom they haven’t communicated in a long time.
Users can remove themselves from this list if they do not want someone to see their location on the Snap Map.
Users can also adjust their privacy settings through this feature to control who can see their content.
Snapchat users are reminded to clean up their friend list by this feature.
Where can I find the Snapchat Friend Check-Up?
According to the source, the feature appears on the profile page below the user’s name.
Tapping on it brings up their friends list, where they can check to see which friends they want to keep or remove.
Users can view their Snapchat friends list by following these steps:
Launch Snapchat and select the profile icon.
Tap ‘My Friends’ to see a list of your friends.
If users want to remove a friend, they can do so by following these steps:
Tap and hold on your friend’s name.
From the list, select ‘More.’
Select ‘Remove Friend.’
For more information, users can also visit the official Snapchat support page.
Who created Snapchat?
Three men named Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown founded Snapchat.
In 2011, the trio created the social media app in Santa Monica, California.
Along with owning the platform, Spiegel is also the acting CEO and owns 13% of the company, while Murphy is the chief technology officer and owns 15%.
According to Forbes, Spiegel was the world’s youngest billionaire in 2015 and has a net worth of $7.3 billion as of 2022.
Murphy is a self-made billionaire, with a net worth of $7.7 billion as of 2022.
Brown was involved in the app’s development, but he was forced out of the company in 2013, according to the Los Angeles Times.
According to court documents obtained by the outlet, Brown claimed that he was fired just months after the company was founded.
He later sued his former business partners, which resulted in a $157.5 million settlement.