Blink and you’ll miss it. That’s the point of ephemeral messaging. But regardless of its brevity digital stuff that self-destructs is gaining in popularity. Witness the rise of Snapchat. Facebook also jumped aboard this bandwagon with its Snapchat
clone competitor Poke. Well, here’s another to add to the perpetually vanishing pile: Secret.li is a free iOS app that lets users « timebomb » selected Facebook friends with photos that vanish after a pre-set interval, regardless of whether they have been viewed or not.
Secret.li says it stands apart from Snapchat by never storing any « clear » images — even for a brief time — on its network or on Facebook. Users choose a visual encryption style they want to apply to their photo allowing it to be partially or entirely disguised before the recipient chooses to view it. Viewing is done either via Secret.li’s iOS app or by downloading and installing…
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