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Snapchat is a communication app. It is a social media app in that it allows you to create media and share it socially.

However, Snapchat is different from other social media tools (Twitter, Facebook) because it focuses on real connection – quite possibly, the most real connection we’ve seen for a while from social media.

JJ Abrams is known for many things, but one legacy follows him into each new project: the lens flare. WAIT, before you go watch The Force Awakens for the 14th time, let’s examine why JJ’s lens flare is important here. Create Your Consistency on Snapchat While I certainly do not suggest incorporating lens flares into your video and image efforts (unless they would really add to the overall result), JJ’s use of them has a valuable takeaway for all of us. When you are consistent in any medium, you generate a few valuable characteristics for your audience: Credibility. Your audience will see you as an authority on whatever topic you wish to share because you share it every day (or at least very regularly). Reliability. Whatever else happens in the world, your “lens flare” – wherever you share it – forms a foundation for your audience. That may seem sappy, […]

While I respectfully posted a comment expressing my disagreement with the writer, I couldn’t stop there. Nay, I shan’t stop there. I need to speak out for the truth and Snapchatters everywhere who are wondering where in the world Forbes was this past week. Let us begin.