Your Snapchat photos and videos may disappear from the app, but the messages can still be saved indefinitely without your knowledge
All it takes is downloading one of many readily available third-party apps.
While it appears the purported Snapchat photo hack was a hoax, the incident raises some longstanding questions about the security of the popular ephemeral messaging app.
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There are dozens of apps in the App Store and Google Play that allow you to easily save incoming photos and videos without the other person knowing. We’ve highlighted a couple of the more popular below— notably all three allowed us to view incoming Snapchats without even opening them in the main app. Simply log in with your Snapchat credentials and the apps are able to quickly capture all incoming photo and video messages. …