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Snapchat launches new lenses, stickers and filters for Diwali

Snapchat's new Diwali lenses have been created by Official Lens Creators from six countries.

Snapchat Diwali lens
Snapchat Diwali lens (Snapchat)

Snapchat has launched a series of lenses on the occasion of Diwali. The new lenses have been created by Snapchat’s Official Lens Creators from the US, Italy, Russia, Lithuania, Morocco and Nepal. Snapchat users globally can start using the festive lenses.

“From lighting a diyas with your finger or choosing different patterns of Rangoli, admiring floating lanterns in the sky and bringing some glitter and hope to your surroundings, the global OLC community has created a range of experiences that Snapchatters can enjoy wherever they are celebrating Diwali in the world,” Snapchat said in a release.

Sallia Goldstein from the US has created ‘Diwali Lanterns’ lens which augments Diwali decorations featuring diyas, lanterns and lights. ‘Lighting Up Diwali’ lens by Jimena Depresbiteris features a rangoli design when you raise your eyebrows. Then there’s ‘Be the Light’ by Egidijus Uckuronis where you’re literally the light this Diwali. ‘ARangoli’ by Steve Snygin lets you choose different rangoli designs with different colours, and place them anywhere around you.

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‘Happy Diwali’ lens by Mohammed Quahbi is pretty cool as you get to virtually light diyas. Similarly, Snapchat Lens creator Karun Shreshtha has also made a lens where you get to virtual light three diyas. You can try out these new Snapchat lenses by searching for them on the app.

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Snapchat has launched new sticker packs, filters and Bitmoji filters in line with the festive season. There are Diwali themed cameos and a festive lit Snap Map as well. Tastemade India has also launched on Discover with recipes for festive treats.

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