7 Unforgettable Moments in Snapchat History

Snapchat was created in the fall of 2011, and a few tense, laborious months later in the spring of 2012, Snapchat had amassed over 100,00 downloads. The app struggled to get off the ground, but when it did, it soared, and now it’s an app that over 100 million people use daily.

Snapchat has had a tough history, between it’s CEO Evan Spiegel having a poor relationship with his buddy Reggie White, the guy who actually came up with the idea that spawned Snapchat, and the email leak that he was a victim of, and that sure didn’t help his reputation. That being said, the app itself is awesome and has had a very successful life, and hundreds of millions of selfies and videos are taken on the app every day.

With that many selfies being posted, you’re bound to see some really good ones that stand out from the pack, and there are plenty of lists around the internet going over funny or crazy snapchats, but this one is different; here, you’re viewing 7 unforgettable moments in Snapchat selfies history. If you want to take a viral selfie or one that all of your friends will enjoy, look to these selfies for inspiration, as they are very memorable.

/1/ Rihanna Showing Off Her Movements


Whenever Rihanna does something, everyone watches closely, as RiRi has proven to be more than worth our attention, for a variety of reasons. Things are no different when she’s on Snapchat, and this selfie was immensely popular when she first posted it back when Snapchat was still on the cusp of being huge, and it no doubt brought some new people to the new social network.

Taking inspiration from the “Sitting on the toilet” lady, Rihanna felt like sharing her private moment with us all, captioning her snap “sittin on tha toilet”. It was one of her first forays into Snapchat, and it might have had an impact on Snapchat’s overall success.

/2/ Oh, Deer


Around 1 million deer per year wander in front of swiftly moving vehicles, and just about all of them fail to survive the impact. This poor fellow met a fate similar to many of its brethren, only it’s funeral was rather respectful, as it was given a balloon that read “Get Well”.

A little late, but it’s the thought that counts.

/3/ The Guy Who Was Painfully Aware Of How He Looks


One of the most unforgettable Snapchat selfies ever, this guy was aware that from his appearance alone, the TSA guy behind him would probably give him a second look, yet he still took it in stride and was able to make light of himself and stereotypes people may apply to him. He could have gotten mad at the guy, but nope, instead he felt like making a silly joke, one that surely brought a smile to anyone who’s seen this selfie.

With a smile and a funny caption, this traveler’s selfie created an unforgettable moment, something that is easier said than done.

/4/ Don’t Get Crabby


DJ Khaled is a force to be reckoned with on Snapchat, and his snaps and selfies can inspire even the least motivated people. He takes videos and selfies all day long, and you won’t want to skip a single one; don’t play yourself, and let the his Story run it’s course.

A lot of his messages are repeated over and over again, as he wants to instill some of the greatest keys to life that he’s discovered, but at times he will stray from motivation and just post a selfie, put this snap of a monstrously huge crab is unforgettable and stands out among his motivational videos. This crab is major key, an animal that seems like it can kill off the entire human race with a snap of it’s freakish claws.

DJ Khaled is not scared though, as he got pretty close to this crustacean, and rather than get freaked out by it’s size, this crab reminded Khaled of all the lames in his life, captioning the snap with “Some of y’all crabs”. That’s right, some of y’all are crabs.

/5/ Keeping It 100


DJ Khaled reminds us frequently not to play ourselves, but this Snapchatter played us all. At first it seemed like this young man had finally got his first whip to wheel around in, but just moments later we found out that he was in fact riding on a bus, and had simply used the seat back in front of him and some framing techniques to make it seem like he was actually behind the wheel.

This hilarious selfie is unforgettable, yet still reminds us not to forget where we are right now. Remember, don’t play yourself.

/6/ A True Duck Face Selfie


Snapchat’s new face swap capability is a rather creepy/hilarious tool, and this selfie is no exception. This woman discovered the the extent to which Snapchat can go in terms of face swapping, as she managed to get a plush toy duck’s face to swap with hers, creating a funny yet terrifying selfie that is entirely unforgettable.

Like for real, this selfie could haunt you in your dreams.

/7/ That One Time A Cat Took A Selfie


Cats don’t care about anyone except for themselves, despite what many cat lovers may believe, which is why this selfie is so memorable. It appears that this cat is taking a selfie of itself and it’s friends, two women who are presumably mom and daughter.

Cats are supposed to hate us all and want to clean the earth by getting rid of all the humans, which is why this selfie is so unforgettable; apparently, this cat really does love it’s ‘friends’. If there will ever be peace talks between humans and cats, this may be what started the global change.

Hundreds of millions of selfies are taken on Snapchat every day, are without a doubt, most of them are completely forgettable. There are some, though, that are brilliant and totally unforgettable, and we’ve managed to capture a few of them and compile them into a short list. As Snapchat grows and more people join the app, surely more and more selfies will be truly unforgettable.

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