You would think, considering how many security problems have beset the teen sexting app Snapchat, that it would be hard to produce a competing app which was more careless with users’ data.
But don’t tell anyone about Puffchat’s problems – they don’t like you saying such things.
It isn’t sensible to share sexy photos via apps like Snapchat, and it won’t ever be. But no-one expected Apple to make it even less safe to use Snapchat.
Many Snapchat users complain that they were sent photos from scantily-clad women with names such as “Honey.Crush9” inviting them to join them in a Skype conversation.
Here’s what happened, and how to stop it from happening again.
Millions of teenagers have adopted a smartphone app which has been touted as a way of safely “sexting” and sharing photos.
But is it really a safe way to share intimate photographs of yourself?