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Snapchat ‘down’ as mysterious bug blocks thousands from sending Snaps to friends – The Scottish Sun

SNAPCHAT has been hit by a strange issue that prevents people from sending Snaps to friends.

Fans have fled to Twitter to find out what’s happening, but there’s been no word from the popular messaging app so far.


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The topic is currently trending on Twitter, suggesting the problem may be quite widespread.

Anyone trying to send a Snap is apparently met with a red ‘failed to send’ error message.

This includes everything from basic chat messages, to photos and Stories.

Down Detector noticed a spike in reports from users on Friday, from around 6.30am BST.

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Some users thought it could be a problem with their device before they checked Twitter.

“Does anyone have a problem where u cant send anything?” one confused person said.

Another commented: “So my Snapchat will load stories but won’t sent snaps, totally makes sense.”

Others were annoyed that they would lose their Snapstreak.

The streak is when users send a Snap – not a chat – back and forth to another person within a 24 hour window.

“Thanks to snaps not sending this morning (which still aren’t) I lost my streaks with my friend can you fix this pls?” one annoyed fan said.

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The tech giant is yet to reveal what’s caused the issue.

Snapchat has some 332million users who connect to the app daily.

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