Although not the most used social networking app, Snapchat has surely made a mark in the industry, which is overwhelmed with apps — especially those owned by Facebook — but never seems to saturate. Snapchat’s cool filters and story features — both replicated industry-wide — have helped the app carve a niche for itself.
The app is one of the most popular ones among young minds, especially teenagers and with so much going on in the virtual social world, you might sometimes wonder who your friends are friends with and if you can see someone’s friends on Snapchat; however, the answer isn’t as easy to this one.
In addition to its snappy features, one of the other things that helped Snapchat gain and maintain momentum among young users is its privacy features, and one of that hides your friend’s list from general public view. Here we’ve explained the best possible way to see someone’s Snapchat friends.
How to see someone’s Snapchat friends?
As mentioned above, Snapchat’s privacy filter and strict guidelines don’t allow everyone to view a person’s friends. However, if you’re someone’s best friend on Snapchat, you might be able to see their friends, unless they’ve used their account’s privacy settings to hide their friends, in which case, there is no way you can check out who their friends are.
So, if you want to see someone’s Snapchat friends, you’ll need to work your way through to become their best friends on the app.
Who are Best Friends on Snapchat?
According to Snapchat, best friends are those who you snap and chat with the most. You’ll be able to see your best friends at the centre of the Send To screen as well as the chat section of your profile.
Snapchat allows every person to have a maximum of eight best friends, and this list is updated regularly. The best friend list of any person is private and can’t be seen by anyone other than the user.
How to become someone’s Best Friend on Snapchat?
So, if you want to be best friends with someone on Snapchat to view their friends’ list, you’ll need to send them snaps and chat with them regularly, and more frequently than their other friends.
Snapchat values closer relations more and the only way for them to gauge how close to people are is by how much they engage through snaps and chats on their app. So, the more you talk and snap with someone, the better your chances of becoming their best friend.
You’ll only be able to see someone’s friends once Snapchat’s algorithm identifies you as their best friend. However, aforementioned if the user has hidden their friends using the privacy settings, you won’t be able to see them.
Yatharth is the Marketing Head at Candid.Technology. He sometimes writes about Apple, Gaming and Social Platforms and also indulges in offbeat tech stuff from time to time.
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