Snapchat’s New AI: Gen Z’s Uninvited Guest & How to Evict It

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Reclaiming Your Digital Space.

Edy Zoo
2 min readMay 16


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The digital world has been hit by another seismic shift, and it’s causing a stir among its most tech-savvy dwellers, Gen Z. Snapchat, a social media titan that has thrived on its youthful user base, has introduced a feature that’s left many members of this generation feeling like they’re in an episode of Black Mirror. Welcome to the era of Snapchat’s AI, an uninvited digital guest that has made itself rather too comfortable in Gen Z’s personal space.

Perhaps you, too, are one of the many who has opened their Snapchat to find this new AI in your chat feed. And perhaps, like many, you’re wondering, “For God’s sake, how do I delete it?” Rest assured, we’ve got your back.

Here’s your map out of this digital labyrinth. First, open your Snapchat. This is the lion’s den, and you’re going in. Next, navigate to the Chat screen. Swipe left from the Camera screen and hold down on “My AI”. It’s time to show it who’s boss.

Your journey isn’t over yet. Select “Chat Settings”, and then tap on “Clear from Chat Feed”. Yes, it’s that simple. Just a few taps on your screen, and you’ve successfully evicted your unwelcome guest.

Perhaps the above strategy didn’t work for you, or maybe you’re just a fan of alternative routes. Either way, we’ve got another solution for you. Begin as before: open Snapchat. This time, tap on your Bitmoji in the upper left-hand corner. You’re the star of this show, after all.

Now, select the settings icon, situated in the upper right-hand corner. Scroll down to “Privacy Controls”. This is your digital fortress, and you’re about to fortify it. Next, select “Clear Data”. It might sound drastic, but don’t worry, you’re in control. Finally, tap “Clear Conversations”, and select the “X” next to “My AI”. Congratulations, you’ve successfully removed it from your Chat Feed.

This isn’t just about reclaiming your personal space on Snapchat. It’s about taking control of your digital life. And in this ever-evolving online landscape, that’s a skill that’s becoming more and more valuable. Snapchat’s new AI might have taken Gen Z by surprise, but with these steps in hand, you’re more than equipped to handle the uninvited guests of the digital world. So, dive in, assert yourself, and remember: it’s your digital space. You make the rules.



Edy Zoo

Edy Zoo is an author who writes about social subjects. He contributes to the ever-growing library of social critics.