From Ephemeral Social Networks to DIY Privacy Monitors

By: Meghan Young - Mar 12, 2015
The idea of tech security has become especially important over the last few months as people become aware of hacking and the permanency of information put online. Whether that's through social media or more traditional web media, it's clear that tech security has diversified to address a number of fears, issues and future problems.

From simple tweaks such as webcam covers to ensure no one is secretly being watched to social networks designed specifically for younger generations and even apps that allow people to erase messages on other people's phones, these examples of tech security focus on creative Plan B solutions that many people will appreciate. Their existence also proves that people are looking for ways to maintain not only their security, but also their privacy as they interact online.