04-16-2015 03:25 PM
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  1. runamuck83's Avatar
    Bold claim, but one I think to be true. This is from someone who doesn't see the point of snapchat, or even want to use it, but smart enough to see its importance in the mobile space...

    "Old" people are even jumping on the bandwagon of Snapchat now, it will become as ubiquitous as Facebook and Windows will be the sole platform without a way to interact.

    What say you? Try to think rationally and not emotionally
    theolympusguy likes this.
    04-04-2015 09:11 AM
  2. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I think there may be a smattering of truth in there... But I also think that the nature of most social media crazes is cyclical.

    Also see recent reports about the recent growth of Windows Phone in Q1, 2015. A time when there was zero SnapChat access.
    Windows Phone sees strong growth in 2015 | ITProPortal.com

    Any user that lets one App define their experience is not thinking clearly.
    04-04-2015 09:17 AM
  3. runamuck83's Avatar
    Any user that lets one App define their experience is not thinking clearly.
    A sad but all too often true state of affairs. People do finicky things when they can't get that "one" thing they want.
    04-04-2015 11:32 AM
  4. stevemind's Avatar
    Never really used or found the point of it.....but millions of brats with rich parents do! Hopefully it will faze out. I prefer whatsapp (and work colleagues the same). BUT dont blame MS for the lack of apps or flagship devices..... If the Devs don't want to know......then its their loss!
    04-04-2015 11:42 AM
  5. heickelrrx's Avatar
    Asian market now is biggest factor of smartphone revenue. In Asia one of the most popular IM service is. LINE from Japan. Thanks for Line support for WP we could Enjoy bunch of main feature from line. Even though line game is not available yet.

    Snapchat may popular in America but in Asia? Nope
    raycpl likes this.
    04-04-2015 12:02 PM
  6. King Nickles Saintil's Avatar
    A sad but all too often true state of affairs. People do finicky things when they can't get that "one" thing they want.
    Not true. On windows phone, there are single apps that can change ones experience with it and that can come in
    handy or hurt.
    As we all know banking apps are of huge importance to people who need them and are on the move running their business needing to make mobile check deposits and such. It saves time, is faster, it is a secure method and gives you flexibility that is unsurpassed as you can do this anywhere while getting other tasks handled.
    Its not always ridiculous as it seems for one person to not use a platform for the sake of one app. It exists and the reasons are very real. It might jot affect you or me but other people it does.
    And yes, snapchat is important to some for communicating with friends and family who all use it. I know my experience would be horrible if whatsapp didn't support us as this is my primary way of staying in touch with friends, family, coworkers and planning and executing events through groups and such.
    And no. Not everyone is going to just switch apps just because your phone doesn't support it. That's inconvenient and annoying as well especially if other platforms do support it. This is more than just "one" app for many.
    04-04-2015 12:05 PM
  7. heickelrrx's Avatar
    Not true. On windows phone, there are single apps that can change ones experience with it and that can come in
    handy or hurt.
    As we all know banking apps are of huge importance to people who need them and are on the move running their business needing to make mobile check deposits and such. It saves time, is faster, it is a secure method and gives you flexibility that is unsurpassed as you can do this anywhere while getting other tasks handled.
    Its not always ridiculous as it seems for one person to not use a platform for the sake of one app. It exists and the reasons are very real. It might jot affect you or me but other people it does.
    And yes, snapchat is important to some for communicating with friends and family who all use it. I know my experience would be horrible if whatsapp didn't support us as this is my primary way of staying in touch with friends, family, coworkers and planning and executing events through groups and such.
    And no. Not everyone is going to just switch apps just because your phone doesn't support it. That's inconvenient and annoying as well especially if other platforms do support it. This is more than just "one" app for many.
    My bank apps still there. They come since windows phone 7 era
    04-06-2015 04:02 AM
  8. matt john2's Avatar
    An app won't and will never save the windows phone platform. Its Microsoft's decision whether they want it to grow or not.
    theefman likes this.
    04-06-2015 04:43 AM
  9. King Nickles Saintil's Avatar
    My bank apps still there. They come since windows phone 7 era
    Lol. Good for you. Obviously other people are having problems in the US mostly.
    04-06-2015 09:43 AM
  10. Panathas's Avatar
    Snapchat is popular in the US but I think it is not a big deal elsewhere. Here in Europe I don't know one guy using this.
    04-06-2015 09:52 AM
  11. Lee Power's Avatar
    In the UK its mostly just young people sending rubbish video clips or inappropriate videos of themselves.
    04-06-2015 10:12 AM
  12. ivan sarmiento's Avatar
    Good thing MS focus on Asian and European Market instead of USofA.. Windows Phones are for Productive People.. For those WHO DO and not for those idiots who's wasting their time SNAPCRAPPING..

    North Americans has never ending rant against Windows Phone.. But the truth is, their just a bunch of People who don't actually appreciate the platform..

    I hope Microsoft stops supporting these Country and instead, bring the larger Asian and European Market the best for their Money..
    04-06-2015 10:28 AM
  13. PrasannaENGG's Avatar
    SnapChat is damn popular in India as well ๐Ÿ˜...
    04-06-2015 10:28 AM
  14. Ticomfreak's Avatar
    It's true sadly, at least in the US. I'm a teen and virtually everyone I know uses it
    xandros9 likes this.
    04-06-2015 10:34 AM
  15. Panathas's Avatar
    John Wayne wouldn't use it!end!
    04-06-2015 11:07 AM
  16. 920Walker's Avatar
    Social media is the bane of society.
    04-06-2015 11:13 AM
  17. heli0m's Avatar
    There IS a life outside of all of these social media mediums; it just isn't as fulfilling in my opinion. Something something a person's greatest need besides food shelter and the basics is attention and social interaction. Some find it in Facebook, some in Line. But for those who find it in Snapchat, it is still a medium, and it gets sad when developers don't recognize this. It is equally hurting when those who don't feel the need for it don't realize other people's need for it, like having affordable healthcare for proper prenatal care (to stretch it, but it is a view).
    I think Snapchat's best feature is it's ability to tell us who viewed our story. The story, to me, is like a one sided conversation to everyone on your contacts list about whatever you put on your story. Not everyone needs to listen, but those who do took the time to care and listen. Can you imagine all of those teenagers you keep battering on the internet at least being able to feel worth it for a second? I rather they be there than have no media presence and slip into depression.
    I don't know, that's just my opinion.
    Sure my friends have it, sure I have it,
    sure it grew on me, and I liked it on WP
    because it kept the fickle official parts out.
    It was just sad to explain to my friends
    where I have been on Snapchat.
    04-06-2015 11:16 AM
  18. ivan sarmiento's Avatar
    There IS a life outside of all of these social media mediums; it just isn't as fulfilling in my opinion. Something something a person's greatest need besides food shelter and the basics is attention and social interaction. Some find it in Facebook, some in Line. But for those who find it in Snapchat, it is still a medium, and it gets sad when developers don't recognize this. It is equally hurting when those who don't feel the need for it don't realize other people's need for it, like having affordable healthcare for proper prenatal care (to stretch it, but it is a view).
    I think Snapchat's best feature is it's ability to tell us who viewed our story. The story, to me, is like a one sided conversation to everyone on your contacts list about whatever you put on your story. Not everyone needs to listen, but those who do took the time to care and listen. Can you imagine all of those teenagers you keep battering on the internet at least being able to feel worth it for a second? I rather they be there than have no media presence and slip into depression.
    I don't know, that's just my opinion.
    Sure my friends have it, sure I have it,
    sure it grew on me, and I liked it on WP
    because it kept the fickle official parts out.
    It was just sad to explain to my friends
    where I have been on Snapchat.
    We grew up without internet.. Yet we didn't felt like we were not recognize and drowned in depression..

    Teens nowadays are very brittle.. SMH
    Kevin Rush and stevemind like this.
    04-06-2015 11:21 AM
  19. Slovenix's Avatar
    So overrated .. Hah :)
    Kevin Rush and stevemind like this.
    04-06-2015 11:29 AM
  20. TheMiseryOfMe's Avatar
    I kind of agree with his statement a lot of my friends say they won't switch to windows because it simply doesn't have the app quality and quantity of android and iOS, one of the main ones being Snapchat and they're often not to happy about the sub par versions of Facebook and twitter official apps we have along with not having the trending game of the month (flappy bird and crossy road as examples even though we have the imitations) . So while Snapchat is probably holding a lot of people back we need to address other problems as well.
    04-06-2015 11:30 AM
  21. I3unny's Avatar
    Oh man seriously, what is snap chat? It has nothing to do with window phones growth imo. It only depends upon Microsoft whether wp will grow or not.
    Kevin Rush likes this.
    04-06-2015 11:31 AM
  22. heli0m's Avatar
    We grew up without internet.. Yet we didn't felt like we were not recognize and drowned in depression..

    Teens nowadays are very brittle.. SMH
    I feel like you knew I was directing my comment towards you and I applaud you on detecting my subtle shade. ๐Ÿ‘Œ
    But from what I can notice, you weren't left in the dust by your peers or left alone for long amount of time on purpose. Which is evident, you weren't born during the nostalgia phase where something you knew in your early ages is now irrelevant. We are all eventually irrelevant and that's what scares most people, but just being able to be recognized every so often by our peers on our chosen medium is more uplifting and beneficial than you think.
    04-06-2015 11:34 AM
  23. runamuck83's Avatar
    I didn't say I think Snapchat is great, I'm just speaking the truth. I'm all for bashing Snapchat as much as the next guy and pointing out how useless it truly is - but the fact of the matter is people "need" (quote/unquote) this app - and the number of people that "need" it, is growing quite rapidly.

    Without it, they will not consider Windows Phone - it's just a fact. Does that make it right? No, but it's the truth...
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    04-06-2015 11:59 AM
  24. heickelrrx's Avatar
    Which is better snap chat or LINE?
    04-07-2015 08:45 PM
  25. xandros9's Avatar
    Which is better snap chat or LINE?
    I don't think they're same enough to really compare.
    04-07-2015 09:03 PM
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