Emails get a Self-Destruct option
Don’t you ever regret sending an email to the wrong person, who was not meant to receive it? The mail may have been a personal one, having all your credit information or maybe a very confidential one or maybe sending an email about the preparations for a surprise birthday party to the birthday boy himself, and all you have now is the remorseful memory of that incident and now all you wish that the email you sent would just magically disappear, vanish, puff! Into thin air? If that’s so, then don’t worry you are not the only one. Sending an email by mistake is a small disaster that can happen to anyone, anywhere.
Almost more than 200 Billion emails are sent across the planet every day. Out of which some of them are sent for office purpose, personal/ private, confidential. The emails we send are meant to be seen by the receiver. Things like these could lead to unwanted, unfortunate havocs.
Well, Gmail has made its own version of the thing we desire, with its own set of characteristics. The emails sent by you via Gmail may not disappear as you would like them to. But if you have sent an email that you just realized may have been inappropriate, or not required or just sent it to the wrong person, you will have the option to undo your action, within 30 seconds from you clicking that send button. So act quickly!
Don’t you wish there was a company providing this service wherein you could probably send time sensitive emails to people. So that even if you unknowingly sent a message to some other source, the message would have some limitations so that the damage done would be minimized to a great extent. Or probably if you are sending an email with some confidential information, the email you send is a time display email. Once the receiver sees it, he/ she cannot see it again, even if they want to. No screenshots of those emails could be taken by them. After say, perhaps 30 seconds or more the email would Self Destruct? Ensuring the safety of your crucial data on that email. Self-Destructing emails could revolutionize traditional emailing methods for many people. The emails could be encrypted and be viewed only once and cannot be forwarded or printed. No content of the data from the emails could be saved on the phone or computer of the receiver, neither is it cached and the message should be decrypted and destroyed once read. To prevent the receiver from taking screenshots of the email, the subject line, sender or body of the message wouldn’t be displayed on the same screen. If a screenshot would be taken, then the user could be alerted and the message would be deleted. Apps with features like these have been coming up on the market in these recent few years. Digital communications are constantly under danger, hackers hacking things not meant to reach out to any outer party. The volume of emails continues to increase exponentially with more than 200 billion emails sent each day. It is problematic that email, which is free and open for all, is presenting such huge risk to users.