Facebook Messenger Could Get Optional End-To-End Encryption: Report

According to reports, Facebook is looking to implement optional end-to-end encryption on Messenger. It will not be enabled by default as its is on WhatsApp, but instead will be an opt-in feature like on Google’s upcoming Allo messaging app.  ( Kārlis Dambrāns | Flickr ) Advertisement Facebook Messenger could soon be taking the route followed by other popular messaging platforms such as iMessage and WhatsApp — end-to-end encryption. A report from publication The Guardian reveals that the social networking site is considering bringing the technology to Messenger in the near future. The publication cites three sources as informants and reveals that unlike most encryption technology that is mandatory, Facebook’s end-to-end encryption is anticipated to be optional. “In the coming months, according to three people close to the project, the social media…


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