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Need More Info? Swipe Up on Snapchat's Context Cards

Need More Info? Swipe Up on Snapchat's Context Cards

The feature is underpinned by integrations with third-party services such as Foursqure, Tripadvisor, Goop, and Michelin.

'As we learn more about how to improve Context Cards, we will be adding more partners and additional information'. For now, you can access Context Cards by swiping up on any Snap that says "more" at the bottom. Or if you want to make a reservation, it may throw up Bookatable as an option.

Snap is adding major new features to Snapchat messaging, with more room for context and content such as Tripadvisor reviews as well as pushes to action, like ordering an Uber ot Lyft.

The feature will first roll out to Snapchat users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

The new feature is aimed at increasing the time a user spends on the app by providing contextual location-based search, potentially helping the company to get more advertising dollars.

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Snap says it aims to always show you the most relevant information.

They then reveal useful details including customer reviews, directions, contact numbers, maps and menus - you can even reserve a table or grab an Uber taxi all through the app.

Over 77% of Snapchatter in the United Kingdom are over 18, 43% of this is made of parents.

The Snapchat Support page on Twitter has admitted that its users had complained of having issues with the app, and that they were looking into the problem. Snapchat, which boasts a young-skewing audience, averaged 173 million daily users worldwide in the second quarter. According to a report in the Evening Standard, Snapchat users faced brief disruption in sending snaps, receiving notifications and logging into their account.