:silhouette: Participant 22 (Social media use (Snapchat (Uses it for…
:silhouette: Participant 22
Social media use
For big, important things: "When I graduated or when it was my birthday."
To see pictures from her friends and others
Uses it for
to share it with her
"When I am with a
group of people, doing fun things
, I like to
it with more people [in her Snapchat story]. Also, a little bit to show people:
look how much fun I am having."
"Het is really about the
, which is fun for now, for this day. It does not have to stay forever"
Likes the ephemeral aspect: "You can send
someone sees is for a brief moment
and then it disappears. That
." After asking why that feels nice: "It is
, no one will look at it for a long time."
on Snapchat, sends things to approximately
Does not feel like every Snap needs a
, which is different from Whatsapp: "When I send something in a Whatsapp group, something like: I am chilling at the park. Then you
expect everyone to respond
. But when you send that on Snapchat,
you just know that they have seen it and it is fine if they do not respond."
"When someone responds really late and then you already f
orgot what you have sent.
Then I am thinking: what did I send again? That is something
negative about that it disappears, that you forget what was going on."
Uses it for conversations
Thinks it is an
subject. "At first, I shared everything publicly, but now I
prefer to hide the things I post
. I am not sure how private my Facebook is right now, I should check that sometime... But
you give away a lot without knowing it
. But I
do not think that keeps me from posting.
Does not use stories on these platforms: "On those platforms you make a story for everyone. I mostly use Snapchat to send personal stuff. On Snapchat I have way less followers or friends in comparison to Instagram. On Instagram, you have a lot of people you do not know. That is why I prefer to share a story on Snapchat, rather than on another platform."
"I think it is way more
, a story. It is really something that
you are doing right this moment
Voice messaging and calling
Only uses it for
things: happy or sad news. Or when you need to
something: "That is just way
when you call".
Calls with a
Feels like she can show her
more when calling: "For example when I got a room in Utrecht. To send a Whatsapp message, that is so...
It is more fun to talk to someone and show your enthusiasm."
Has a slight
fear of calling
Thinks it is
when people send voice messages in a group conversation op Whatsapp. "When something is typed out, I can
quickly scroll back
, but with voice memo's, that is way more difficult."
Only sends voice messages with
Receives a lot
of voice messages, also
serious voice messages
"When someone types something, then you can
read it everywhere
. But when you are in a
and you do not have your
, you can not listen to those voice messages because it is mostly something
personal or funny
can be an option because
no one can hear it
voice messages are so loud.
Concept and prototype Say
Thinks it is a
"I see it like some sort of Snapchat but then you
say things to each other.
because you listen and you
do not really need to respond or scroll back.
I think it would be fun for
as well... I think that would be fun. Or maybe when you hear
, then you can share it like this. I think it is super cool."
Would like to hear
short news items
in the app, like a
Would like to have
in the app
Thinks it looks
for the last sent message: "That is super
. It is so
when you forget what the conversation was about. I have that
problem on Snapchat
, you can send texts there as well, but they disappear as well. So when you type something, and photos are more conscious than typing,
I always forget what I have typed
Thinks there are