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10 Symptoms of Snapchatter Syndrome

You know you've got a problem when your thumb just won't stay off your smartphone.
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If you haven't made friends with that bright yellow icon with the floating white ghost inside it, you better get on the bandwagon. Because everyone's shooting snapshots and short videos to capture—basically, whatever—minus the pressure of Instagram permanence. When Snapchat takes over your life—believe us, it'll show.

 

 1  Your friends start to protest the second you whip out your phone to take photos or videos of them.

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 2  You're getting good at talking to yourself. Out loud. 

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 3  Youcansayeverythingyouneedtoinonebreath.

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 4  You check who's viewed your story. Multiple times.

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 5  You're a natural artist who can just draw with one finger.

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 6  You always know what temperature it is, or how fast your car is going.

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 7  Your selfie game has gone up ten whole levels.

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 8  Snapchat has basically replaced your camera.

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 9  You know where everyone is and what they're doing before everyone else.

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 10  You're never bored anymore. Thank you, Snapchat.

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Chinggay Labrador
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Chinggay Labrador is a freelance writer for several publications in Manila and overseas. An architect by profession, she loves to travel, dabble in design, bake brownies, bike, surf, practice yoga, and contribute to her family's blog, thehappylab.com.ph. She has released three novels, and her latest fictional short story will be published this month under Buqo Bookstore. She is currently working on a collaborative novel. Chinggay is also a yoga instructor teaching vinyasa yoga, foundations and restoratives. 
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