Snapchat Doesn't Delete Photos As Promised, EPIC Tells FTC

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 4:31 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center on Friday pushed the Federal Trade Commission to probe claims made by the mobile app Snapchat that it can make shared photos and videos "disappear forever," alleging that the content can actually be easily recovered after it is deleted.

Snapchat Inc. markets its mobile app as a service that allows users to set a time limit of up to 10 seconds for how long recipients can view photos, videos and other content that are sent to their device. After that time,...
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