Browser Lets Users Send Self-Destructing Emails At Work

Browser Lets Users Send Self-Destructing Emails At Work
technology

Snapchat-like app allows people to send fleeting messages that disappear upon viewing.

Daniela Walker
  • 31 may 2013

The problem with sharing everything on the internet, is that it can feel so darn permanent. What started with Snapchat, the app that made sending naughty and silly photos seemingly safe, has branched out into a slew of applications that make our internet presence more ephemeral. Enter the latest iteration of erasable online media, OTR (which stands for off the record), a new in-browser application that let users send messages to other computers with a 5 second time limit before they vanish into the cyber atmosphere.

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