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Topic # 151263 19-Aug-2014 18:41
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How many of you folks use Snapchat?

I personally use for personal communications with (few) friends who have the app installed, in additional to other channels (email, SMS, Skype, WhatsApp in order of preference). I know of some people who use it as the only way to chat with friends (or strangers, depending on what rocks your boat, I guess) thanks to the ephemeral nature of the messages (they disappear after a specified amount of time).

The NZ Transport Agency has an initiative to use Snapchat updates to distribute educational and marketing messages - you have to follow the "tinnyvision" account to see this unfold.

I am following it now and would like to see your comments on this.






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  Reply # 1111503 19-Aug-2014 18:48
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Tinny Vision?
Can someone explain the meaning of that name?




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  Reply # 1111512 19-Aug-2014 19:16
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I'm not a Snapchatter so not really qualified to comment and unsure fully what it's about, but if it's as successful as their "On The Move" email traffic alerts initiative was then I'd rather they spend my car rego fees and petrol taxes on fixing and building roads.




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  Reply # 1111517 19-Aug-2014 19:30
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TimA: Tinny Vision?
Can someone explain the meaning of that name?





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  Reply # 1111519 19-Aug-2014 19:31
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dcole13:
TimA: Tinny Vision?
Can someone explain the meaning of that name?



That image doesn't work.




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  Reply # 1111522 19-Aug-2014 19:35
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TimA: That image doesn't work.

As in it doesn't display (it works here) or just that you can't make sense of it (certainly the case for me!)?

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  Reply # 1111524 19-Aug-2014 19:37
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Behodar:
TimA: That image doesn't work.

As in it doesn't display (it works here) or just that you can't make sense of it (certainly the case for me!)?


I am at work, This must be some Doge or something cause its most likely blocked :).




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I dont understand that image at all.




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  Reply # 1111527 19-Aug-2014 19:39
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Works for me to see, but not to explain the meaning to me?



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  Reply # 1111529 19-Aug-2014 19:40
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TimA:
Behodar:
TimA: That image doesn't work.

As in it doesn't display (it works here) or just that you can't make sense of it (certainly the case for me!)?


I am at work, This must be some Doge or something cause its most likely blocked :).


Here, let me proxy the image for you - now served from Geekzone ;)

Anyone followed the account yet? Updates will start flowing later tomorrow all going well.





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  Reply # 1111531 19-Aug-2014 19:41
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PhantomNVD: Works for me to see, but not to explain the meaning to me?

as in a tinnie, marijuana, nevermind that was a really bad joke. 




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  Reply # 1111542 19-Aug-2014 19:43
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cant say the name really makes sense to me iver...

Ild say this would go into the basket of just more spam like snapchat themselves send out - who enjoys those oversized videos they send out pretty often?






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  Reply # 1111545 19-Aug-2014 19:44
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It's not spam if you subscribe to it, is it? Like Twitter - if you don't like something, unfollow.

That's the beauty of these platforms - Snapchat, Twitter, RSS feeds. You are not forced to anything.





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  Reply # 1111546 19-Aug-2014 19:46
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dcole13:
PhantomNVD: Works for me to see, but not to explain the meaning to me?

as in a tinnie, marijuana, nevermind that was a really bad joke. 


HueHueHue, I am still failing to see the tinnie there.




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  Reply # 1111549 19-Aug-2014 19:50
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TimA:
dcole13:
PhantomNVD: Works for me to see, but not to explain the meaning to me?

as in a tinnie, marijuana, nevermind that was a really bad joke. 


HueHueHue, I am still failing to see the tinnie there.

he is looking at chips but sees a huge crater, must be high




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