Wickr: The Snapchat to combat the NSA

July 22, 2014 in Video by The Manimal

The privacy minded texter has several apps to choose from for their smartphones, including Wickr. Claiming the use the same methods of encryption employed by spies, the app aims to protect the privacy and security of messages sent over the service. No user content or security keys are stored on company servers, providing an added layer of protection from would-be-snoopers. RT’s Ameera David learns more about the app by speaking with Wickr CEO Nico Snell.