If you have ever been scrolling through your camera roll looking at your selfies, only to come across a strange picture of something you have no recollection taking – you are not alone.
People around the world have been complaining on Twitter about strange pictures appearing on their phones.
He said: “In our country, do we want to allow a means of communication between people which […] we cannot read?
” He made the connection between encrypted communications tools and letters and phone conversations, both of which can be read by security services in extreme situations and with a warrant from the home secretary.
But companies such as Whats App have remained committed to keeping their services encrypted and unable to be read by authorities, a project which has stepped up in the wake of the Edward Snowden’s revelations on NSA surveillance.
And privacy groups have repeatedly criticised attempts to limit the use of privacy tools in the name of security.
So what can you do to determine whether you’re just seeing a spambot or an actual person?
As an optimistic and friendly person, you accept the request without so much as a second thought. What could be worse is if you don’t identify the signs early on, you might end up clicking on something that will send you to ads, a phishing site I’ve never been a fan of fishing, myself.From dodging awkward messages without the guilt to keeping the adult stuff private, here are the Whats App tips and tricks that will turn you into a messaging master.1.