Snapchat users can now relive the highlights of their year with the launch of Snap’s annual “Recap” feature, live in the app from December 13th 2023. This feature, found in the “Memories” section, creates a short video montage based on your Snaps from the past 12 months. Categories like “New Year, New Me” and “Beach, Please!” organize memories, providing a fun way to share and reminisce.
In a statement, Snap outlined the process, stating, “The recap process will sort your Snaps into categories like Felt Cute, Will Delete in 24-Hours (selfies) and many more.” Brands like Wendy’s have already embraced this feature, sharing amusing recaps of their own.
“The recap process will sort your Snaps from the past 12-months into a series of categories based on your Memories, such as New Year, New Me (featuring Snaps on January 1st), Beach, Please! (content captured of the ocean), Felt Cute, Will Delete in 24-Hours (all of those selfies) and many more.” snap said.
As each user receives a custom summary, millions of Snapchatters are expected to share their unique Recaps, flooding the app with nostalgia. The engaging nature of this feature encourages users to not only recall their moments but also celebrate with friends on the platform.
Snapchat also revealed key content trends from 2023. Users can anticipate diverse trends based on the top content categories that gained popularity during the year.
Snapchat’s Recap feature brings a personalized touch to year-end reflections, offering a visually appealing and shareable way to relive and celebrate memories. As friends begin to share their Recaps, prepare for a wave of nostalgia within the app.