Can I See Other People’s Friends on Snapchat?

One of the unique features of Snapchat is the privacy of the app. Unlike Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, users cannot see anything about your friends. Instagram is semi-private in that you cannot click on a user’s followers and see a list. You can click on the users that have liked a photo though. On Snapchat, there is no way to see any relationship between two users. At one point, there was a top 3 best friends list but Snapchat removed that in January of 2015.

Now that best friends are emojis there is no way to see other people’s friends. This makes it very difficult to grow a following on Snapchat because you cannot add or find other people unless you have their phone number or their QR code. A lot of users wanting to grow their following are sharing their QR Code on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Some have even changed their profile picture to be their Snapchat QR Code.

There are a number of ways to grow your following and number of views but that is another article for another time. If you want to see the friends of other people you will have to access their account by signing in or looking at their phone. If you want to date a boy or a girl you will likely never get to see who their friends are on Snapchat. This is unfortunate but what makes the app extremely popular. The privacy of the app has made it the most popular app for middle school, high school and college students.

If you want to know is someone is your friend or is following you the quickest way to find out is to see if you can see their Snapchat score. If you can see their score they are following you.

There is going to be a major update to the Snapchat app on December 4th, 2017. There very well may be an option for users to share their friends list with others. Snapchat is struggling financially and needs a way to grow the company. A quick way to get people more engaged on Snapchat is to allow them to follow more people. Friends of friends are always a great way to enjoy social platforms. If this feature is made available with the late 2017 or early 2018 update, we will be sure to update this page and pass along the information

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7 thoughts on “Can I See Other People’s Friends on Snapchat?

  1. Nikole

    There should be some sort of link if you have your FB profile in a relationship with someone you should be able to see who they are snap chatting

  2. mike

    You should be able to see your friends contact list on snapchat then we can link them to ig and fb that would be really cool and would boost your followers
    Thank You

  3. Michael

    I just installed Snapchat, and this is why I quickly uninstalled it and deleted my account within a couple of hours of making it. On the stories page, I could see a bunch of people who I know are contacts and friends of OTHER people that I have saved in my phone, with the option to add them as contacts. So supposing I have a number in my phone of someone, for business or legal reasons, who absolutely hates my guts. They, too, will be able to see MY friends and contacts on Snapchat. What’s to stop them from trying to add one of my friends or contacts for the sole purpose of stirring up a TON of trouble. No thanks.

  4. Bee

    Can your friends see that u have search then on top? Wanna to see the number of snap a person had…


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