Snapchat is a new photo-sharing app widely used by the teenagers to share their pictures and
videos within their friends. This platform for social photo sharing received immense popularity
since its inception because of the unique feature of the app that destructs the instant photos
and videos shared within a time frame of only ten seconds. Snapchat has lately created a buzz
about the leaking of the Snapchat leaked pictures and videos shared by users. The leaking
of the Snapchat pictures raised questions on the breach of security of the servers of Snapchat.
The question was raised on the promise of Snapchat about the self-destructive photos. Many
speculations were made worldwide regarding the breach of security in the servers of Snapchat.
Snapchat’s reaction on the leaking of the pictures
The controversy regarding the leaking and posting of Snapchat pictures and the subsequent
posting of the pictures in the online hacking sites could not interfere with the popularity of the
app. Snapchat conveyed its message to its Twitter followers to defend itself from the blame
about the breach of the servers. The Snapchat team affirmed that their servers were not breached
rather the leak of the pictures was done through the third party apps. Snapchat officials asserted
that it is the users who use different third party apps of Snapchat are to be blamed for the
massive leak of pictures. They affirmed that their servers were not the source of the leaks but the
wide use of the third party apps by the users is solely responsible for the leak.No Most Definatly Not
What are the third party apps and how do they work?
Officially Snapchat does not have any third party app but many third party apps have come up
after the app gained its popularity among teens. The teenagers often follow these apps to log in
to their Snapchat accounts using their credentials and the pictures shared through these apps were
invariably hacked and shared on the online hacking sites as Snapchat leaked. You may come
across many such third party apps of Snapchat like Snapsave. The pictures shared through that
app are generally hacked and shared on the online hacking sites. The third party apps are devised
in such a way that they can log into the details of the Snapchat users and hack their personal
information including the pictures that are shared through that platform.
Message for the users
Snapchat made its users aware of the dangers of sharing their personal photos and videos
through the third party apps. The app was devised to give the freedom to the users to share
anything and everything using photos and videos. The social photo sharing app gave the
discretion to the users about what they will share but it warns its users not to use the third-party
apps which can leak their personal pictures on the online hacking sites using their credentials. It
affirmed that the servers containing the personal information of the users are absolutely secure.
Snapchat curtailed all the speculations regarding the breach of security of their servers and
guided their users to avoid third party apps.