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Social Media Today: Anonymous Login, Snapchat Update, Foursquare Split

By Melony Roy Facebook announces ‘Anonymous Login’ The biggest news coming out of Facebook’s F8 conference was the company’s plans to offer “Anonymous Login.” CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced a new way for Facebook users to […]

05/01/2014

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Mark Cuban’s Latest Start-Up Deletes Texts Just Seconds After They Are Read

The app is called Cyber Dust and it deletes text messages 30 seconds after they are read. It even sends an alert if the receiver of the message takes a screen shot.

04/15/2014

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Snapchat’s Security Problems Won’t Go Away

Snapchat’s latest security “fix” was quickly broken by a hacker, leaving the social network scrambling for solutions… again.

01/26/2014

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Social Media Today: Facebook Tests New Network, Snapchat’s Latest Security Woes

KYW social media editor Melony Roy has details on the latest Facebook tests, Snapchat’s security issues, and where you can find the latest “Hunger Games” movie poster.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/23/2014

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Snapchat Says It Will Strengthen Security Of Its App

In a blog post, Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application after hackers posted the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million accounts online.

01/03/2014

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SnapChat Security Breach Affects Millions

The popular photo sharing app is investigating a breach that left 4.6 million users vulnerable.

01/02/2014

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Unopened Snapchat Messages May Not Always Stay Private

This can happen when law enforcement wants to see a “snap” that’s not yet opened, and still being stored by Snapchat.

10/17/2013

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Snap Save App

The SnapSave app lets you save SnapChat sessions without notifying the other party.

10/07/2013

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Disappearing Photo Apps May Be Misleading

Thanks to new apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But those photos could come back to haunt them.

02/06/2013

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Those Online Photos That ‘Disappear’ May Actually Persist, Privacy Experts Warn

Snapchat says it allows you to send any kind of photo to your friends, for a time frame of your choosing. But do the photos really disappear?

01/30/2013