My well thought out and mature response follows:
You can read Snapchat’s security policy here, shortly before taking them to task, via a lovingly worded e-mail complaint, at the bottom of the same page.
Okay, so gloating aside, you would have thought that steps would have been taken by Snapchat to take themselves out of the loop of data shared between users. You know, some kind of hands-off wipe/strong encryption function built right into their software. Now back to that security policy:
So bear in mind that security any online service or software, be it cloud storage, social media, e-mail, even operating systems is only as secure as the government of the country it is based in allows, i.e. not very secure at all.