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This Major Update Will Make Snapchat Way More Permanent Than You'd Like

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So, Snapchat just dropped a new update out of nowhere that'll completely change the way you use it -- for the better.

It's called Memories and basically lets you save Snaps and Stories into a personal collection. Um, AMAZING.

It lives below the camera screen. Simply swipe up from the camera to open it.

You can use Memories to create new Stories from Snaps you've taken or even combine different Stories into a longer narrative. So it's perfect to celebrate things like birthdays and anniversaries when you can bamboozle your buddy with old, cringeworthy Snaps.

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It's also crazy easy to find the stuff you're looking for because the update allows you to search using key words.

Old snaps will now appear with a border around them to show they're from the past.

There's also another cheeky, little feature for all you naughty snappers. Snapchat wrote on its blog,

Memories will be rolling out sometime this month. You'll receive a Snap from Team Snapchat when Memories is ready for you to use.

Happy Snapping!

Citations: Snapchat