Snapchat is one of the highest rated apps for both iOS and Android devices. It has taken the world by storm with its mixture of timed photos and videos, while others love the direct access it grants to celebrities and other people of interest.
Its popularity relies on the immediate destruction of messages sent between users. People of all ages use Snapchat to send illicit selfies set to self-destruct after a certain time. If the receiver takes a screenshot of the message, the sender is notified — but nothing else happens. There are now numerous apps used to evade the inbuilt Snapchat alert, prompting serious security and privacy issues.
This guide includes eight Snapchat security and privacy tips for you.