July 8, 2016

Facebook to Add ‘Secret Conversations’ to Messenger App


Today, Facebook said it will begin testing “secret conversations” inside Messenger, a feature that offers end-to-end encryption on some messages to be read only on the two mobile devices that users are communicating with. While it stops short of the full encryption that other messaging services like WhatsApp have adopted, it gives Messenger a heightened mode of security that Facebook hopes will attract global audiences to download the app.

Can I tell you a secret?

Topics: Social Media, App Development, User Experience, Innovation, Consumer Insights