Snapchat redesign prompts backlash

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Snapchat’s redesign, which was launched late last year, has not gone down well with the users.

The renewed appearance driven in the uk, Australia and Canada, has proven to be unpopular, with up to 83% of the reviews on the App Store to be negative.

Many have complained that the fed no longer chronological, and are confusing.

Some have reached out to Snapchat support on Twitter to express frustrations and asking you to go back to the previous version of the application.

A user, Leaya Reinhardt, wrote on twitter:

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Snapchat made the changes as a way for the social network to monetize its service by mixing in more ads, said the experts.

Elyse Betters Rogue, US editor of Pocket-lint and a normal user, said that Snapchat had “begun the mixture of ad-laden Stories in your chats now, because, as the numbers have shown that people are sending tons of lace today, but they are not the publication of their stories as much.

“Stories of their “normal” friends now appear in the chat, while the famous and popular of the users of Snapchat are still in the hand with the media, that appears to create a kind of class system.

“It is also difficult to find stories of people who do not follow you back,” he said. “Stories are not in chronological order, and you can not play all the stories consecutively”.

Ms Betters Rogue, added: “it Is possible that, as a user, it feels like it is missing something of now, as that is more difficult to find Stories, the more difficult to play with them, and that only the seemingly more difficult to grasp in general now.”

He added that Snapchat chief Evan Spiegel was warned the users and investors about the change in November, when he said: “There is a strong likelihood that the redesign of our application will be detrimental to our business in the short term, and we don’t yet know how the behavior of our community will change when they start to use our app up-to-date.”

Despite the bad reception, Ms Betters Rogue does not believe that the company is going to respond to the requests of the users and of the ditch of the changes.

She said: “Unfortunately, people tend to be resistant to change. And this update is going to take some time to get used to, if you’re a fan or not.

“However, I doubt very much that Snap immediately reverse course because of the bad reviews of a limited trial in the united kingdom and Canada. After all, not yet arrived in the united states.”

A spokesman for Snapchat said: “Updates as big as this one can take a little time to get used to, but we hope that the community will enjoy it once you settle in.”