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A New App Tries to Make Sending Dirty Pics Safer

Thu, Jun 7, 2012

Pop Culture

A reader just tipped us off to this¬†99 cent app called Peek: it lets you take naughty pictures of yourself and send them to the object of your affection with a little less risk. The recipient can only view the picture¬†once, through a small circular moveable “keyhole”, for only 30 seconds before it disappears (from both your phones). Peek encrypts the picture, then decrypts it once when the recipient views it. The image is never uploaded to a server anywhere.

We love the¬†idea¬†of this, especially for committed couples who totally trust each other. Viewing the image one little section at a time is playful and surprising. It allows one to leave a little something to the imagination — or at least requires the imagination (and short term memory) to fill in the blanks. And while we can’t call the use of a beaver in the iPhone screenshot examples “classy,” we think it’s kind of hilarious.

Here’s¬†Peek‘s fatal flaw, though…

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One Response to “A New App Tries to Make Sending Dirty Pics Safer”

  1. tommy Says:

    It will come in handy, nice find.

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