A couple weeks ago, Snapchat added a new feature called Snap Map. It allows you to view snaps of events, celebrations, breaking news, etc from all across the world.
Snapchat state that this feature will allow users to meet up with their friends more easily. The problem with this is that many are not aware that it broadcasts their current location to their mutual friends, every time they open the app. Therefore, adding a new friend on Snapchat can be a big safety risk.
Users can avoid being displayed on the map by enabling ‘Ghost Mode’. However, for the more privacy-conscious, this forces a user to enable and disable this feature multiple times a day. …