Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger with ‘secret conversations’

“Forget about emojis and automated responses. The hot new feature for messaging apps this year is security — and Facebook knows it. Facebook began rolling out a new end-to-end encryption feature on Friday called “secret conversations” with the goal of making users feel more comfortable chatting about sensitive subjects in the app. With the new feature, Facebook Messenger’s 900 million users can choose to encrypt specific conversations so that the messages can only be read on one specific device. Facebook is also giving users the option to determine how long each message can be read for.” Read more at CNN Money.

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