What does the Star Mean on Snapchat?


The core purpose of Snapchat is to share snaps and videos with friends. The snap can be seen up to 10-seconds by your Snapchat friends then the snap will be disappeared. The main idea or concept of Snapchat is that the pictures and messages would not last long, it stays for a short period of time and then deleted automatically.

It was originally developed in 2011 with person to person snap sharing feature but right now it has evolved into the feature of stories that stays till 24 hours.

The new feature of Discover has been added “discover” that shows brands short form of entertainment with ads. The current estimated daily active users of Snapchat are 187 million.

Snapchat has now become a significant social media app that emphasizes not only individual users but also focusing on users interacting objects with filters and stickers.

What does the Star Mean on Snapchat?

One of the great fact about Snapchat is that it has a variety of emoji, filters and stickers which fascinates the user while they upload their stories. Many of them are ready-made filters which you can add according to the time, day and location you are clicking your snap. In this article, we will be discussing what does the star mean on Snapchat. What does it mean and when it appears?

Favourite Contact Star

In your contact list, one or more those contacts whom you share the most snaps and they are the contacts with whom you frequent involve on Snapchat Online. The star-shaped icon will be visible near the name of these contacts.

This star-shaped icon makes those contacts stand out from other contacts in your snapshot contact list. Those contacts will be count as your favourite contacts on Snapchat.

What does Golden star mean on Snapchat?

There are many rumours and a list of false reasons, people give about the golden star on Snapchat but the majority of them are not true. the one and a true reason for the golden star are to let other people know that a person has uploaded something interesting on its story. So that it should be seen by the majority of its contact.

When a snap or story of anyone in your friend list on Snapchat has been seen more than once within 24 hours, you will see a golden star over the name of that friend. That only means that you will get alert that someone has seen your friend ’s story or snap more than once. This means the story is interesting and you should also see that.

This is one of the Snapchats way of telling you that do not miss that something interesting inside the story of your friend. If the star isn’t there so you might miss the story. Snapchat wants to let you know that there is something that may interest you.

Replying to a Snap

Replying the snap also means the same as above. If someone has replied to your friends snap, you will see a star beside your friend’s name. This is the sign that a person is receiving a response over its story.

Muhammad Usman Siddiqui is a young entrepreneur from Pakistan. His studies (Petroleum Engineering) has no relation to innovation and future technologies but the passion keeps him in this field.


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