She said she got dick pics she didn’t ask for on Acording to a recent study, sexual photos from guys are the biggest turnoff for women.

"I felt visually assaulted every time I checked my phone for updates," Kate told me over drinks. That's the same device I use to communicate with my parents and my cute little nephew.

And if you want to back them up to i Cloud, more power to you.

If Snapchat’s young founders soon find themselves on the wrong end of a successful lawsuit, the lesson won’t be that they failed at protecting their users’ privacy.

It will be that it’s dangerous to build a business on the illusion of privacy in the first place.

But Snapchat tries to mitigate the risk somewhat by automatically notifying the sender when that happens. KSL-TV in Utah reports that an Orem-based firm called Decipher Forensics has figured out a way to recover supposedly deleted images from the recipient’s phone.

If someone screenshots you, it’s a virtual slap in the face. The process isn’t simple: 24-year-old Decipher forensics examiner Richard Hickman told the network that it takes him about six hours, on average, to image the phone’s data.

If you want to take nude or sexual photos, that's your business.

Whether or not you choose to share them, also your business.The premise of Snapchat is simple: Send a photo or short video to a friend, and it will self-destruct after 10 seconds.That way, it won’t wind up on the Internet and ruin anyone’s reputation, friendships, or career.I’m talking about a very specific problem: the online equivalent of the subway flasher.This is someone who lobs a dick pic your way without ever having received any indication that this would be welcome. At its best, it's a bummer — since it means you wasted your time chatting with a jerk.Here's how to turn off i Cloud backup for your photos and keep them private.