Ephemeral messaging applications like Confide, SnapChat, and Telegram are designed to automatically delete messages from all devices (sender and recipient(s)) after they have been read or after a pre-set (and very brief) period of time. The increasing use of ephemeral messaging to conduct business creates many information governance challenges.
I presented a virtual session at the 2021 ARMA Canada Conference entitled “The Self-Destructing Message: The Information Governance Challenges of Ephemeral Messaging”. You can view the presentation and its description below.
The session explores: What is ‘ephemeral messaging’? Business benefits and risks of ephemeral messaging Regulation of ephemeral messaging Governing ephemeral messages: guidelines and tips.