IDG Contributor Network: Auto-deleting messages taking off, says survey
As the Internet reels from media coverage of the Ashley Madison married dating service revelations, where a supposedly confidential user database was exposed, we’re seeing renewed interest in Internet privacy.
But Internet privacy may be something that younger folk are on top of, and taking seriously anyway.
Youngsters, who are perhaps more au fait with the vagaries of the Internet then their elders, are already widely using messaging apps that delete sent messages, a Pew Research Center survey recently found.
The survey was conducted pre-the Ashley Madison leak.