Ephemeral Messaging App Thwarts Image Screenshots
Yovo app combines privacy with social sharing options
A new ephemeral messaging app, Yovo, bridges the gap between the privacy of SnapChat and the social sharing of Facebook, featuring self-destructing images and messages that can also be shared on social networks. In addition, the images sent via Yovo offer a new technology that prevents them from being captured by screenshots.
The privacy feature, called D-fence, allows Yovo images to be seen by the receiving parties or people on the social networks they are shared on, but these viewers cannot capture what they see in screenshots without producing distorted images. D-fence adds a filter of opaque vertical bars to photos when they’re captured by screenshots or other cameras, scrambling images to make them indiscernible. D-fense is an optional feature of Yovo.