The Snapchat Introduces Snap Kit for Developers; the company’s developer kit which lets developers build products that integrate within Snapchat features. It is the company’s first big foray into working with outside developers. The company is also launching sever new software development kits that will let app makers build tools that can be integrated into Snapchat.
The company is offering four integration options Creative Kit, Login kit, Bitmoji kit, and Stories kit. The Creative kit will allow apps to integrate their own stickers, Filters, links and more right into the camera. Creative Kit lets Snapchatters bring highlights from other apps — like high scores, workout stats — right into the camera screen.
The Login Snap Kit will make it easier for Snapchatters to unlock features and log in faster to other apps, and bring their Bitmoji avatar with them. The Bitmoji Kit lets Snapchatters express themselves with Bitmoji stickers across other apps. Lastly, the Story kit will enable participating apps to embed publicly shared Snapchat Stories on their own websites to showcase to their communities. Apps will also be able to search publicly shared Stories based on location, time, captions, and more.
Snapchat Introduces Snap Kit
A Snapchat spokesperson said: As part of our efforts to bring Snapchat into the world, we are excited to launch Snap Kit, our new platform for developers that puts the privacy and security of Snapchat users first.