Here is the most important sexting advice of all: Only send NSFW content to people you trust.
Does the recipient seem like someone who would publish your nudes as revenge or use them as blackmail?
You’ll have to delete the chats manually from your cloud service account. Go to File New Image From Folder and select the folder you want to protect. Under Image Format options, select read/write so you can still add and delete photos at your leisure.
If you must, the best way to save your most sensitive photos is through the aforementioned method: on an encrypted hard drive in a password-protected folder. Under Encryption options, select 128-bit AES encryption and add a password. You can do it for individual files too, through the Preview app.
If you've ever sent or received a sext, you're not alone.
When a screenshot is detected, it blurs the name of the sender (which isn’t *super* helpful, but provides at least one line of defense).
That number may even be higher now, as the study came out just as Snapchat, then an ephemeral multimedia messaging platform built around disappearing photos and video, was taking off. If you want to send a nude (and have a willing participant), then send a nude. The only way to truly control your nude distribution is to do it yourself. If you decide to send nudes, you assume the risk of those nudes ending up in a public forum, and should prepare yourself for the worst case scenario — but you can significantly lower that risk by following this guide to best practices for ~sensual~ electronic communication.
Just follow these simple steps: Take a pic of your goods, download the pic to an encrypted hard drive, drop in a password-protected folder, confiscate your partner’s phone, show them the image, close the file, return their phone, and proceed. These tips don’t offer a complete guarantee that your nudes won’t be leaked, but they are a good First Line of Defense Against the Dark Interwebs.
In Google Allo’s settings, you can enable Incognito Mode, which turns on end-to-end encryption. And if you do capture those identifiable details, try using Microsoft Paint or the built-in Markup tool in the i Phone Photos app (open the photo turn Save location to off." data-src="https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2017-02/16/18/asset/buzzfeed-prod-fastlane-03/sub-buzz-22646-1487288249-2.jpg" data-mobile-src="https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2017-02/16/18/asset/buzzfeed-prod-fastlane-03/sub-buzz-22646-1487288249-2.jpg?
In Facebook Messenger, you can enable encryption by using a feature called “Secret Conversation.” You can get to it by tapping the ( ) to start a new chat Don’t be tempted by the full-frontal mirror selfie. resize=91" data-crop="86.08" data-mobile-crop="85.96" data-span="1" data-bfa="@o:;" Your nude could easily be traced back to your house using something called EXIF data, which is embedded in every image file and can include location.
But don’t be fooled: These apps don’t offer tools that prevent screenshotting or taking photos of the screen.