What Do The Color Spots Mean On Snapchat Map? | SnapMap July 2017

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What do the different color spots mean on SnapMap?

What Do The Color Spots Means On Snapchat Map? | SnapMap July 2017:

Since Snapchat released its July 2017 update, may users are wondering what the color spots mean on the Snapchat map. The color spots are "heat-mapped areas," that denote places where multiple users have shared snaps to "Our Story." But what do the color spot on Snapchat map mean specifically?

Snap Map Heat Map Color Meanings:

Scrolling around the map, you'll notice certain areas glowing certain colors. The SnapMap map colors indicate the volume of snap activity in a particular location and range from light blue, yellow, orange, to red. If a hot spot is glowing especially bright red, there might be something interesting going on, like a concert or important protest.

SnapMap: Light Blue & Yellow Color Meaning


Light coloring (blue & yellow) denotes lighter activity. Colors will shift depending on the volume of snap activity, but the lightest color as of June 2017 for SnapMap is light blue. Cause hey, sometimes we'd rather just NOT be where the other snappers are!

SnapMap: Orange & Red Color Meaning


Orange and red colored areas in Snapmap means that particular area is a SUPER Hotspot of snap activity.


  • You can click into a hot spot and see what's going on! This way you can check out an event to figure out if you want those Saturday night plans to change from a blue to a red!


  • High-activity venues or events with multiple submitted Snaps are also visible on the map. Click into the thumbnail to see Snaps from a concert, football game, rally, or parade.

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