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This Snapchat hack lets you record video for as long as you want

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There's a small but fun bug in Snapchat for iOS right now: you can record video for as long as you'd like — using either camera — and then upload it to your Story. It's simple to do. You just start recording, and while holding your finger down on the screen, double tap the home button to enable multitasking, and presto. Your snap will continue recording until you re-enter Snapchat, which then automatically stops the recording.

In our tests, videos that exceeded 10 seconds suffered in quality. You also can't send snaps that exceed 10 seconds to friends — they'll be cut short by Snapchat's normal limit.

Behold, the megasnap

We tried to recreate this hack on Android, but because of the way the operating system handles multitasking, it doesn't appear to work. Snapchat will certainly patch this bug in due time, so now's your chance to impress your friends with a single snap of you eating an entire sandwich.

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