Wednesday, December 11, 2020

How to create a wedding Snapchat filter & hashtag

From signature cocktails to choreographed first dances, the must-haves at weddings have evolved over the years. Having a custom Snapchat filter and catchy hashtag have become the latest trend! Thankfully, you don’t have to have a tech degree to create them! Follow these simple steps for creating your Snapchat filter and check out the tips on curating a fun hashtag.

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Designing the Snapchat Filter

Snapchat geofilters are special overlays for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations. So, basically, they are pretty graphics that dress up a Snap.

📸 Open to the camera screen

📸 Access your profile via the icon in the upper left corner

📸 Tap the settings icon in the upper right corner

📸 Select “Filters & Lenses” -> “Get Started” -> “Filter”

📸 Choose the type of event you want — either from scratch or choose from templates sorted by event type

📸 Design your filter!

📸 Once you’re finished, tap the check mark and select the date for the filter to be active and the location at which the filter will be available

📸 Name the filter, confirm the details and submit for approval!

📸 Once it is approved by Snapchat, confirm payment details


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Creating the Hashtag

Using a hashtag is an easy way to compile all of your guest photos on Facebook and Instagram.

📱 3 Characteristics of a Great Hashtag

  • It is not already in use
  • Easy to remember
  • Must encourage your guests to use it

📱 Use a wedding word such as hitch, love, weds, etc

📱 Be creative! Make it funny and catchy. Alliteration can help to make it memorable! 

📱 No symbols, dashes or spaces

📱 No abbreviations and not too long

📱 Post a cute sign or have the hashtag on your invitations

Some examples include:








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These are meant to be fun little additions to your day, but certainly not a requirement! Don’t feel pressure to create either of these if it isn’t your thing. 

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