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Snapchat drops 10-second limit on video recording

Snapchat drops 10-second limit on video recording

People about to film an event sure to last more than 10 seconds — say singing “Happy Birthday” — likely opt for a camera tool beside Snapchat.

That’s because one of the video-sharing app’s biggest quirks, aside from the fact messages delete by default after they’re viewed, is the 10-second limit it places on the length of any single video.

But starting Tuesday, the Los Angeles company will allow users to record six 10-second clips without interruption — making it a little easier to capture the entire birthday song, plus blowing out the candles, too.

Previously, the hundreds of millions of people who use Snapchat had to record a video of...

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