What is the Snapchat’s flying selfie drone and its working?

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The flying camera is the latest release from Snap, the company best known for its photo-sharing app Snapchat.

The small yellow drone is called the Pixie. It is described by the company as a “free-flying sidekick” that can help people take selfies without a selfie stick.

The gadget is available in France and the US. where laws are more liberal regarding drone use than in the UK.

This comes as several social media giants are stepping up their hardware and augmented reality (AR) offerings.

Pixie works automatically, flying as video is taken, which is then transferred wirelessly and saved to the app.

At the end of the flight, the Selfie Drone lands in the palm of your hand.
Although Snapchat doesn’t get the same level of attention as other social media networks like Facebook or Twitter, it remains hugely popular.

According to the company, Snapchat has 300 million daily active users around the world. It also claims to reach over 75% of people aged 13-34 in more than 20 countries.

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