In the Terms of Service update from October 28, under “Your Content”, Snapchat said:
“But you grant Snapchat a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, sublicensable, and transferable license to host, store, use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, publish, create derivative works from, publicly perform, broadcast, distribute, syndicate, promote, exhibit, and publicly display that content in any form and in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).”
“First off, we want to be crystal clear: The Snaps and Chats you send your friends remain as private today as they were before the update,” Snapchat said.
The company said that a recipient can save the or screenshot the chats or snaps, but they also added that “Snapchat is not—and never has been—stockpiling your private Snaps or Chats.”
You can read the full statement here.
As Snapchat explained the update, users can relax knowing their snaps and chats remain private.
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