Updated: FEBRUARY 9, 2015
Snapchat is a mobile device app that can be used to share pictures with friends and significant others. However, there are a couple features that make this app very different than traditional methods of sharing photos and videos including the ability to choose exactly who sees them and setting a time limit on the photos. Once the set time is up, the files cannot be accessed again and the images are erased from the other users' devices.
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Everyone's heard the story about the girl who sent her boyfriend a nude picture only to find out later that the Internet got to see her breasts and vagina. One of the biggest risks of activities like sending naughty images during sexting is the possibility that those images could fall into the wrong hands. Using apps like Snapchat, however, make sending naughty images much safer since they can be set to disappear after a certain amount of time.