Snapchat 5.0 Brings New UI, In-App Profiles, Design Improvements, More

Snapchat, the popular picture messaging app, has just been updated to version 5.0, bringing a slew of significant new features. The update, dubbed Banquo, brings new swipe navigation, new option to reply to messages, in-app profiles and more.

In general, Snapchat’s interface has been tidied up and smoothed out, making it easier to navigate through, especially with the new swipe navigation feature. It’s also easier to find friends using the app and new in-app profiles of all your contacts.

The complete list of improvements includes:

  • Swipe navigation
  • Double tap to reply
  • New ways to add friends
  • In-app profiles
  • Speed enhancements
  • Design improvements
  • Send snaps to friends from your address book

You can get Snapchat 5.0 from the App Store now for free.

Kaylie lives in Ottawa and got her first Mac in 2007 and is now a fan for life.