Snap’s latest developer offering is a tool called Verify that’s aiming to save its mobile-first developers cash on verifying user phone numbers en masse. The new tool is being integrated into its Login Kit framework allowing devs with a “Log In with Snapchat” button to move away from tapping services like Twilio for SMS verification, instead checking with Snap to see whether that user has already verified their number with Snapchat.

Snap Kit lead Patrick Mandia tells TechCrunch that his team has been working on the feature for over a year, aiming to create “an easy, private way to verify phone numbers at no cost to developers.” Mandia says that since phone number verification is already a core part of Snapchat’s login flow, the company

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