Snapchat, an American multimedia instant messaging app, is very popular, especially among the youngsters. With this application, people can share their moments anytime and anywhere. What makes it different from many other social media platforms is that the stories posted on Snapchat only last for 24 hours. After that, it will disappear.
On Snapchat, you can share snaps ( pictures or videos) with your contacts or even strangers. However, you may not want to share everything with the contacts list on Snapchat. In this case, a private story is necessary, allowing you to choose certain friends to view your content. As for some Snapchat beginners, it may be confusing to make a private story. Follow the tutorial below and you will find that making a private story on Snapchat is pretty easy.
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1, Different Types of Stories on Snapchat
Our Story feature allows users to share their stories with the world. So, it belongs to the public story. When you post a story to the Our Story feature, anyone can see the snap, including strangers. These public stories may appear in Stories, Snap Map, or third-party platforms.
Snapchat launched the "My Story" feature in 2013, enabling Snapchat users to compile snaps into chronological storylines. When you post a "My Story" on Snapchat, it is accessible for all of your friends.
If you want to make a story that only allows certain friends to view, you can use the "private story" feature on Snapchat. With this feature, you take more control over the content you post, and it is safer than the public stories on Snap Map.
2, How to Make a Private Story on Snapchat
From the preceding introduction, we know that Private Story is safer than the Our Story. This is why numerous Snapchat users want to make private stories. Here are the step-by-step guides to help you easily create a private story on Snapchat.
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3, Edit Your Snapchat Stories with FlexClip
Although you can edit your stories with Snapchat, there are few text styles you can use. If you want to level up your stories with more stylish fonts and <text animation, FlexClip can be a good choice, offering plentiful texts animations, stickers. In addition, it has handy tools to help you edit the stories, including trimming, merging, splitting, and even controlling the speed of a video. It is free and easy to use. Click the "Create a Video" button to get started for free.
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4, Frequently Asked Questions about Snapchat Private Story
(1)What does a private story on Snapchat look like?
If you post a private story on Snapchat, the recipients can see a purple lock on your profile icon in their Stories section. The purple lock will turn grey after the recipients view the story.
(2)Can you see who else is in a private story on Snapchat?
NO. If you are one of the recipients of a private story, you can't see all the recipients who can view it.
(3)Can you add persons to a private story on Snapchat?
Yes. If you want to add more people to view your private story, you can edit it.
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As you can see, making a private story on Snapchat is pretty easy. Hopefully, this tutorial is helpful for you. If you want to edit your stories with stylish text animation, don't forget to try FlexClip for free.