In Google Allo’s settings, you can enable Incognito Mode, which turns on end-to-end encryption. And if you do capture those identifiable details, try using Microsoft Paint or the built-in Markup tool in the i Phone Photos app (open the photo Your nude could easily be traced back to your house using something called EXIF data, which is embedded in every image file and can include location.
In Facebook Messenger, you can enable encryption by using a feature called “Secret Conversation.” You can get to it by tapping the ( ) to start a new chat Don’t be tempted by the full-frontal mirror selfie. This information can’t be removed on the i Phone itself without a third-party app like Photo Investigator (free) or Metadata Cut (free), but it can be removed on your Mac.
You can choose to protect the photo with one security measure, or all of them at once.
Disc Kreet (, i OS) will ensure that unauthorized friends, family members, or thieves aren’t looking at your nudes by using a two-password system.
Does the recipient seem like someone who would publish your nudes as revenge or use them as blackmail?
Bleep (free, i OS and Android) is an app that’s ideal for people who want their images to self-destruct after they’re received.
It’s made by the filesharing company Bit Torrent, uses peer-to-peer communication, and doesn’t store messages on the cloud.
But don’t be fooled: These apps don’t offer tools that prevent screenshotting or taking photos of the screen.
Signal disables screenshotting by default on Android, but turning off screenshots is not an option on i OS.I’d recommend using an app with audited, full encryption (like Signal or Whats App) and deleting the photos and videos right after they’re sent, but these apps are also good options for adding another layer of security.