The petition to undo latest Snapchat update hits a million signatures

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The redesigned app was rolled out to 40 million users as of last week, and all of its users will have it by the end of this quarter.

At this time, when most of the users on Snapchat are frustrated with the company than never ever, the feature is arriving to help them solve issues.

One of the features he may be referring to is the separation between friends" and media "Snapchat Stories, ' which are compilations of short videos that disappear after 24 hours.

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's founder in a blog post wrote that fake news being propagated was on the increase and separating the two was an effort to combat that trend. Are you a fan or would you rather Snapchat revert?

Until now, the chat app has resisted giving users insights into the performance of the content they post, arguing that its app is for talking with friends. Model and wife of USA singer, John Legend, Chrissie Teigen tweeted that she didn't like feeling that her followers no longer felt like friends as a result.

More than a million sign petition calling on Snapchat to reverse controversial redesign
The petition to undo latest Snapchat update hits a million signatures

Supermodel Chrissy Teigen added her voice to the protests, tweeting, "How many people have to hate an update for it to be reconsidered?"

"As expected, it will take time for our community to get used to the changes, but overall, we are pleased with the initial results".

Rohan Midha, managing director of influencer marketing agency PMYB, told the BBC that Snapchat had made a mistake in removing celebrities and influencers - high profile individuals with lots of followers - from the "friends" section. "People want to follow influencers because they really like them, whereas Snapchat just sees them as brands".

"But I don't think this large Silicon Valley company is going to take notice of a petition".

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