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Snapchat announces new exciting features including one they want you to pay for

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
New features: Snapchat
New features: Snapchat

Snapchat have launched several new features, one of which they want you to pay for.

The company announced its latest features today, which includes the option of paying for replays.

Snapchat, which is built on photo and video messages that disappear after a several seconds, allows its users replay one snap of their choosing every day for the past two years.

Now, users will be allowed to replay more snaps, but it will cost them.

They also announced a new way of taking selfies:

"We’re thrilled to announce a whole new way to express yourself on Snapchat. When you’re using the camera to take a selfie, just press and hold on your face to activate Lenses. You can play with Lenses before taking a Snap — just select one from the row at the bottom and follow the on-screen instructions!

"We introduced Replay in Additional Services almost two years ago, and we’ve used it to relive those amazing moments (or the ones we weren’t paying attention to…) just one more time before they disappear.

"We’ve provided one Replay per Snapchatter per day, sometimes frustrating the millions of Snapchatters who receive many daily Snaps deserving of a Replay. But then we realized — a Replay is like a compliment! So why stop at just one?

"Today, U.S. Snapchatters can purchase extra Replays, starting at 3 for $0.99. You can use a Replay on any Snap you receive, but you can only Replay any Snap once.

"They’re a little pricey — but time is money! ;) You’ll also find some fun surprises in this update, including Trophies (tucked above the camera)."

When you try out a new Lens, the app will tell you to do something, like raise your eyebrows or open your mouth to activate the Lens.