The first thing most people notice about the new Snapchat Map is the blue dots that are close to their area. The blue dots are high amounts of Snapchat activity. These are the places in which people are sharing Snapchat Stories both publicly and privately. You can click on some of the blue dots and Snapchat Stories will actually appear. Interestingly, not all blue dots are clickable.
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Snap Map gives you a glimpse of what's going on around you through one of the many lenses of Snapchat. Snap Map is exactly what it sounds like: An easy way to share your Snaps, on a map, with friends. There's even an option to share a Snap with fellow Snapchat users who aren't your friends, without revealing your account info. To get started with the new feature, you'll need to update the Snapchat app on your device. Do that, then follow along as we detail five things you should know about Snapchat's Snap Map.
7 things about how Snapchat's Snap Map feature tracks you
When you first figure out how to use Snapmap and are exploring the map feature, you may be wondering what the blue spots or dots mean on SnapMap. Colors will shift depending on the volume of snap activity, but the lightest color as of June for SnapMap is light blue. Cause hey, sometimes we'd rather just NOT be where the other snappers are!
What does the blue dot mean on Snapchat? There are several blue dots these days and this post will discuss each one. The most common blue dot is seen on the home screen of your device, under the Snapchat logo, next to the word Snapchat. That blue dot means that the app was recently updated. Once you run the app for the first time after the update, the blue dot will disappear.