He is making the rounds to promote his app Cyber Dust, telling media organizations he rethought privacy needs after his battle with the SEC over accusations of insider trading. A messaging app is only worthwhile if you have someone with whom to chat.The setup process for Cyber Dust lets you connect to social networks and scan your contacts for anyone already using the application, which feels a little awkward given that the app is so devoted to privacy. For example, use of TTYL – “talk to you later”, or L8R – “later” may help you type quickly, but that doesn’t help decode text when it may be used for other reasons. Acronyms and shorthand is popular across social media and mobile phone apps because it helps with instant communication.I have frequently seen text messages, emails and social media influence outcomes in court.
It is estimated that the app's 100 million users send 400 million "Snaps" to each other more photos than are sent on Facebook and Instagram combined.
There are dozens of companies trying to build the next Snapchat or Secret, hoping to strike gold with yet another app designed to keep your messages private.
It may seem odd that the latest crusader for digital privacy is gregarious Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
And all evidence of their late-night sexting with their lover can potentially be erased.
(If Tiger Woods had such technology, maybe he would still be married...) Then again, Snapchat has proven to be more vulnerable than it initially appeared.