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The rule with sexting is that if you don't want everyone to see photos of you, don't send them to anyone. This is good advice, but it's also an "abstinence only" approach.
If you decide to go through with it, there are ways to protect yourself. Before we say anything else on the subject: we don't generally recommend sending saucy pics over the internet. We've talked about this beforeand our opinion hasn't changed.
However, we also know some of you are going to do it anyway—so again, just like sex in the real world, we think it's important to educate you on how to do it safely. This should go without saying, but if you want to remain anonymous in the event your photos end up in the wrong hands, be sure that no one can confirm it's you at a glance.
Keeping your face out is obvious. Also be aware of any tattoos, birth marks, abnormalities, or unique features on your body that someone may recognize. All it takes is one person to recognize that unicorn tattoo just above your left hip to tie a name to that photo. If you're editing photos to hide your face after you take them, don't blur your face—block it out entirely.
It may be a less-ugly method—compared to, say, putting a giant black block over your head—but a blurry photo can be reverse-engineered. This is most important when dealing with s and text which is why you should never photograph your credit card, even if you blur the.
At the moment, technology to reveal your pretty face all over again isn't exactly mature, kik sexti g eliminating blur is an entire field of research. One that, at least in certain forms, is very promising for companies like Adobe. You can probably feel pretty safe if you apply a Gaussian blur to your visage for now, but in five or ten years, it could be a snap to undo that process. Don't risk it.
Either shoot the image so your face is out of kik sexti g, or kik sexti g it out entirely with a solid color. Then delete the original. Let's say you've properly hidden your identifying features in a photo. That still doesn't necessarily mean it can't be traced back to you. Geolocation information can show where a picture was taken and camera information can identify the device that it was taken with. There have even been known Photoshop bugs that save the full, uncropped image as a thumbnail bundled with the edited image.
How you get rid of metadata depends on what operating system you use, but each desktop OS has its own tools. For safety, though, you should always double check a photo in a separate EXIF viewer application to double-check that the data is really gone. When shooting videos, you should also begin by shooting one or two seconds of your hand covering the lens. One most devices, this will result in a completely black thumbnail in your gallery apps. Not that you should be storing videos unsecured anyway we'll get to thatbut if you forget, and you hand your phone to that friend with boundary issues, a black thumbnail will catch fewer eyes than a saucy bedroom video.
If you both have a smartphone IM conversations are the most convenient ways to send messages to your sweetie. They are also among the worst ways to securely send sensitive pictures. For starters, if you use something like Facebook Messenger or Hangouts to send a picture, it will ping every device you're logged in to. Forget to out on the tablet you left in the living room? Well, now your roommate has seen the photos.
It's also worth pointing out that Hangouts keeps an album of all the photos you send to someone in a chat. That album is only viewable by you and your partner when logged in, but that means that if someone gets your Gmail password, they can pull up every picture message you've ever sent or received unless you disable history, which will only keep photos for 24 hours. To say nothing of someone being able to sniff data over WiFi. A more secure option though slightly less convenient is Dropbox.
Everything ed and downloaded via Dropbox is encrypted, so it's unlikely that anyone will be sniffing data over WiFi. The exception here is the mobile apps. Unfortunately, those don't use encryption. Alternatively, you can place your images in an encrypted zip file, ensuring that they're locked up from start to finish and remain so when they're not being viewed.
Of course, how to securely send information over the internet would be an article unto itself. Luckily, we have one.
Unless you're using Snapchat, chances are you intend for both you and your recipient to keep the images you share and, as a side note, Snapchat is far from foolproof; if you can see it, you can copy it. Unfortunately, by keeping images, you're also risking the chance that someone could get access to your phone and find your photos. Be sure to hide them. The first thing you should do is get a vault app. On Android, Vaulty is a basic, yet effective app that locks photos away behind a passcode.
It automatically prevents hidden images from showing up in the Gallery as well as any alternatives. It also has a cloud sync feature, though if you want to be extremely thorough with security, you should probably avoid keeping copies of your photos on another company's server. Pictures and videos don't exist in a void. Chances are that if you're willing to send one sultry photo, you've sent dozens of text messages of a sensual nature. In most cases that don't involve infidelity and scandal, these probably won't hurt you quite as much unless your friends typically comb through your chat logs.
However, if you want to make sure that anyone you live or work in close quarters with doesn't accidentally stumble on your flirty messages with your wife, use an instant messenger client that supports turning off history. Text messages can be deleted, but it's cumbersome and requires deleting the messages from both devices.
Using an app like Hangoutsyou can disable chat history so that neither device nor Google's servers make a record of your conversations. Unfortunately, iMessage and WhatsApp don't seem kik sexti g have the ability to turn off history entirely, but they do allow you to delete conversations from your device. Be aware, though, that there may be backups on company servers which, as the recent NSA stories showmeans that they could end up on computers beyond those belonging to you, your partner, and your chat provider.
If you want to make super extra quintuple sure that no one but your partner is going to see your messages, you can use clients like TorChat. Asking your sweetie to hop on the secure channel before you start the fun stuff may not be the sexiest foreplay, but it can keep you safe.
What security protocols are you implementing to ensure the safety of the sensitive materials I've electronically transmitted kik sexti g you? That doesn't make it less important. If you spend hours stripping all your photos of metadata, airbrushing out your tattoos, and encrypting your connection, it won't mean a thing if your partner uses your image as his phone's wallpaper or uplo them to imgur. When you send explicit photos to someone else, you're not just trusting them. You're trusting their security habits. If you wouldn't trust the person to use your laptop without accidentally getting some malware, don't trust them with dirty photos.
If they have a habit of losing their phone, set them up with remote wipe software. In general, being in a relationship doesn't necessarily mean you should be able to dictate to your partner how they use their gadgets.
When you're sharing intimate material, however, it becomes much more important to make sure you both have high security standards. In most cases, as long as all involved parties are over 18 and consent, you probably won't run into legal issues. If you are under 18, however, things get messier. In one case in South Carolina, a year-old man had a consensual relationship with a year-old girl which is legal by both SC and federal law. However, once he and his girlfriend filmed the act, possession of the keepsake became a federal crime. Even without transmitting it, the mere fact that it existed on his phone resulted in jail time and a life on the sex offender registry though the fact that he was caught because he made a phony bomb threat didn't help his cause.
There have even been cases where teenagers have been arrested for taking photos of themselves. To put this another way: if you or your partner are under 18, do not take photos or video under any circumstances. At all. This is not a "probably bad idea" thing. It's a very serious legal issue. Don't do it. There's plenty of time for that once you're old enough to buy cigarettes. Even if both parties involved are above the basic vice ages, you could still face problems. Some employers have morality clauses in their contracts.
These stipulations can result in punishments or even termination depending on the wording if you cause a kik sexti g due to unseemly behavior. This can be a bigger problem when your job is more visible or requires you to be the public face of the company, but it's worth checking into no matter what.
This means not only that strangers could see them, but friends and family, too. One could argue that sharing intimate photos should just be another part an adult sexual mindset, but analyzing changing cultural views on sex in the information age is beyond the scope of this article. It will not, however, be beyond the scope of your relationships if you get caught. You'll have to have those conversations with someone, so it's best to just address it head on. A special note for any politiciansathletesor celebrities in the audience: this is even worse for you. It sucks, but the fact is that if you send lurid material to anyone—it doesn't matter if it's your mistress, your boyfriend, or your mother—the press will be all over it given the chance.Kik sexti g
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