Items tagged with speed filter

For about the past eight years, Snapchat users had access to a filter that would overlay their speed of travel, measured in miles per hour. Not surprisingly, videos and photos shared to social media depicted some dangerously fast speeds recorded by the speed filter, prompting Snapchat to later cap the top speed, and now remove the overlay altogether. Filters and overlays are an integral part of the Snapchat experience, and the company is constantly infusing new ones into the mix to keep the app fresh and exciting. One that had stuck around for a long time, however, was the speed filter. And for a long while, Snap resisted pressure to remove it despite warnings that it could lead to unsafe driving... Read more...