Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, birthdays, parties and parties with several people are currently prohibited. But just because we don’t have the right to meet doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. We give you some tips for making multiple video calls with Snapchat.
Chat with others on Snapchat
Forget big evenings on the terrace, aperitifs, picnics with friends on the lawn or afterworks between colleagues after work. Confinement requires, impossible to go for a drink together or to participate in a party.
Fortunately, there are dozens of tools online to keep in touch and enjoy your friends, even from afar. We can thus find ourselves on WhatsApp, Google Duo, Skype but also on House party. We often forget it, but the Snapchat application can also be a good tool to organize parties, birthdays or aperitifs remotely.
And unlike Zoom or others videoconferencing applications there is no need to create a chat room, send invitations or set up a password. If you’re already on Snapchat, just click a few buttons to host a virtual gathering.
Create a video call to many on Snapchat
In this agonizing time of a global pandemic, a video call to many can be a good pick-me-up. It is not worth a real evening but it allows you to change your mind. Note that Snapchat limits the number of participants (16) to virtual meetings.
This guide offers you how to start your first group video chat on Snapchat If you don’t know anything about social networks, here is a guide to getting started on Snapchat.
- Launch the Snapchat app
- Click on the Chat icon placed in the lower left corner of the window
- Press the comic bubble shaped button with pencil
- Choose from the list the contacts you want to add to the group chat
- Once you have made your selection, click on the video camera icon to start the video call
Invitees will receive a notification on their phone asking them to join the virtual meeting. Make sure you place your face properly in the frame. This is very important because your guests will be able to see your face even before they answer.
Video conferencing participants will appear as a tile. Keep in mind that you cannot blur the background during a call. However, you will be able to apply filters. For people who are new to this application, you will find in this link some tips for using Snapchat filters.
Be even careful not to overdo it. Because while filters are fun, they can quickly get tiring. Your friends may hold it against you. However, it remains a very effective tool for having fun and thinking about other things.