Posts Tagged ‘message’

Canon Posts Cryptic Teaser Message Complete with Countdown Timer

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If you’re looking to add a bit of confusion to your weekend, Canon has you covered. A teaser ad from Canon has just appeared on the New York Times, pointing to the website seen above whose cryptic texts and countdown leaves us rather perplexed… it a bit inspired. Read more…

Terry Richardson In Hot Water Again After Allegedly Offering Photoshoot for Sex

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Back in the hot seat again is none other than photographer Terry Richardson, who is this time being called out on Twitter by model Emma Appleton for allegedly offering a Vogue photoshoot in exchange for sex. Read more…

Instagram Unveils ‘Instagram Direct,’ Lets You Send Pics and Video to Specific People

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Today was the day of the mystery Instagram event that had many a tech site speculating about what the Facebook-owned image sharing giant would announce. A couple of sources were close, but there’s no longer any need to speculate because Instagram has let the cat out of the bag, and that cat’s name is Instagram Direct.

Already live as I write this, Instagram Direct is a new service that will allow users to send direct messages complete with text and either photos or videos to a select group of people, rather than sharing them with your entire follower base. Read more…

Cryptstagram Uses Encryption and Glitch Art Filters to Send Secret Pics & Messages

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“The Internet is riddled with watchful eyes,” begins the description on the homepage of Cryptstagram, and the creators of the site intend to do something about it. Put together by folks at The Barbarian Group, Cryptstagram is an online tool that lets you use uploaded images to send secret, encrypted messages. Read more…

Secretbook App Lets You Share Secret Messages Through Facebook Photos

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Steganography is the art of passing secret messages in a way that most observers wouldn’t detect even though the message is in plain view. Unlike cryptography, which attempts to transmit messages as nonsense, steganography uses security through obscurity, relying on the fact that most people aren’t looking for secret messages in ordinary things. Passing notes in invisible ink would be one example.

Owen-Campbell Moore, a computer science researcher over at Oxford University, has been developing a method for passing secret messages through Facebook photo sharing.
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