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This article was published on December 17, 2013

Flooded with Snapchat notifications, but can’t find any new Snaps in your inbox? You’re not alone

Flooded with Snapchat notifications, but can’t find any new Snaps in your inbox? You’re not alone Image by: Kevork Djansezian
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Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Many Snapchat users are facing their worst nightmare today: A deluge of uplifting notifications, but no new photographs or videos to look at.

A quick search for ‘Snapchat Notifications‘ on Twitter reveals an alarming number of people who are experiencing the problem, and have subsequently reacted with an understandable mix of confusion and irritation. `

It’s possible that the problem only affects the iOS version of the red-hot messaging app – I polled some affected users and all of them confirmed that the issue was prevalent on an iPhone or iPad.

 

We’ve reached out to Snapchat to uncover the cause and extent of the problem, and will update this article with any information we receive.

Image Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images