Snapchat introduces special filters and lenses to use on your birthday

It's like a gift from social media to you yaaas

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Snapchat is just a gift that keeps on giving, isn't it? Whether it's the INSANE new personalised filters or the fact you can stalk follow a load of celebs on it, we're such big fangirls of the app it's not even funny.

Especially now that it's ACTUALLY is a gift that keeps on giving, after the big honchos over at the app announced they'd be giving users a special filter to use one day a year on their birthdays. Oh CUTE.

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According to Venture Beat, Snapchat have announced the Birthday Party lens, which makes your snaps look extra festive by adding confetti, a birthday banner and all round cute bday vibes on your day of birth once ay ear.

It will also shove a little cupcake emoji alongside your name on your friends' contact book to act as a little reminder that they need to send you a very ugly chin selfie to celebrate you turning another year older. What's not to love?

Oh, and if these new functions weren't enough? Snapchat have also confirmed you'll be able to show the date on your snaps from now on in the same way you can show the time, temperature and how fast you're going.

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The lens will be introduced asap, and providing your D.O.B is already on your account, all you've got to do now is wait for your bday. HOORAY FOR SNAPCHAT BEING GREAT.

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