Snap Map for Web

Snap Map, now on the web 🌎

#2 Product of the DayFebruary 12, 2018

The Snap Map is a feature that lets you see where all your friends on the platform were at any given time – provided they were okay with sharing that info. Now there’s a version of Snap Map available for anyone to view on the web -- Snap Map for Web.

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  • Chand Sethi
    Chand SethiAspiring Product Manager

    Easier to embed stories based on location


    None so far

    If this goes well, more and more media outlets will start embedding Stories from Snap Map for breaking news (such as Hurricane Harvey, Las Vegas Shooting etc.)

    Eventually, it will reach Twitter/Facebook/News to the older audiences- people Snapchat is trying to lure in 2018.

    Chand Sethi has used this product for one week.
  • Christopher Leach
    Christopher LeachProgrammer and Student

    Nice interface


    Don't care about snap map, just who snaps me

    This new update kinda ruined UX for me, also snap maps is cool but I find it creepy so I turn it off and never look.

    Christopher Leach has used this product for one day.


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Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Reminds me of the Facebook Live Map. Snap's quietly moving into Yelp/Foursquare territory. I wouldn't doubt if Snap's already circling Foursquare for an acquisition.
Sébastien Bauwens
Sébastien Bauwens@sebastien_bauwens · Founder of Klush -
@rrhoover They definitely entered the location business : Stories + Map + Context Card = money :)
michal Naka
michal Naka@michalnaka · Product at Ride Report
@rrhoover they tried to hire the Mapzen team.
Arun Sathiya
Arun SathiyaHunter@arunsathiya · Happiness Engineer, Automattic
@rrhoover Meanwhile, Foursquare HQ 3.0 is happening.
Philipp Wüthrich
Philipp Wüthrich@phippuuuu · 🇨🇭
@rrhoover They already acquired Vurb in early 2017...
Daniel.@danielrakh · Product Designer | iOS Developer
The most interesting part of this is that I think this is the beginning of having Snaps and Stories live outside of the 👻 garden. If you click into a story you can now copy a link or get embed code!
Ashley Kruempel
Ashley Kruempel@ashley_k · Female Founder/ CEO SoPac, Inc.
About time Snapchat makes a move! The ability to communicate, create, and build community through Snapchat is far superior than any other platform. I only wish more practitioners were out there preaching about its capabilities so people could really see the power of Snapchat. Especially from the business perspective, Snapchat has had to be where your people already are up until this point but I see this as a huge milestone in stepping forward!
Abadesi@abadesi · 👩🏽‍💻 Product Hunt | Hustle Crew | NTT
Great to see Snap Maps available on the web now @evanspiegel -- what was the motivation behind making them more accessible even to non-app users? 👻
Sébastien Bauwens
Sébastien Bauwens@sebastien_bauwens · Founder of Klush -
@evanspiegel @abadesi So you can attract more users :)
Ayush Chandra@ayush_chandra · Research Intern & Tech Evangelist
Great job!! 😊