Let’s say you send a text message that contains sensitive information. What happens when the recipient takes a screenshot of the text and posts that information on a social forum?While it’s rare, this can (and does) happen. How can you avoid it? One method is to employ an app called Confide. Confide allows you to send messages to a recipient — who either has to be using the same app or must be viewing the messages in a browser via a link — and prevent them from taking a screenshot of the message. For anyone who is seriously concerned about privacy, this could be a must-have app. Let’s dive in and see if it’s right for you. Before you install the app, here’s what you need to know.You must sign up for a Confide account (it’s free). All messages self-destruct after they are read. All messages are encrypted and can only be read by the recipient. All messages are read line-by-line (you cannot read the entire message at once). Messages cannot be forwarded. If the recipient isn’t using Confide, they will be sent an invite link.Open the Google Play Store on your Android device. Search for Confide. Locate and tap… Read full this story
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