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>> Snapchat is where we can really be ourselves while being attached to our social identity. Without the constant social pressure of a follower count or Facebook friends, I am not constantly having these random people shoved in front of me. Instead, Snapchat is a somewhat intimate network of friends who I don't care if they see me at a party having fun.

> I use snapchat to send funny images of myself to my girlfriend

This exchange reminds me of a page from Phil Kaplan's excellent book of failures from the first dot-com boom (http://www.amazon.com/Fd-Companies-Spectacular-Dot-com-Flame...)

The first paragraph was a long, flowery quote from the "about us" page of a failed wine delivery service that went on and on about how they delivered only the finest wines hand-wrapped in crisp white napkins by elite French sommeliers, etc.

The second paragraph, his commentary, was: "I chug wine."




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