In this article you will learn how to use Snapchat as an instant messaging software. Indeed Snapchat gives you the ability to send text messages or share live videos with your contacts.
The procedure is as follows:
Open Snapchat and go to your contact list.
Swipe (to the right) on the contact of your choice to access the instant messaging interface.
Write your message in the "Send a chat" field:
Note: the yellow camera icon indicates that the contact is offline.
The icon will turn blue if the contact is online. You can start a live video by holding down this button down: