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Auto-deleting messages taking off, says survey

Patrick Nelson | Aug. 26, 2015
Close to half of young people are electing to use messaging apps that auto-delete sent messages, a survey has found.

“One can only delete data which has been generated and kept on one's own computer and even that is hard to do,” the Redditor says.

Believing “that data does not disappear when you delete it,” is another maxim The Verge writes of.

Privacy gone

And my advice? Start getting used to the idea that the days of privacy are over—never to be seen again.

 

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