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Meta to Test End-to-End Encryption on Messenger

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Social media giant Meta is expanding its trial of end-to-end encryption. E2EE uses strong cryptography to encrypt messages with a key that is unique to each user. It prevents everyone else, including the app maker, ISP or carrier, and three-letter agencies from reading a message. The company said it expects to make it the default setting in Messenger by sometime next year.
1 month ago·Menlo Park, United States

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The GuardianThe Guardian

Facebook will begin testing end-to-end encryption as default on Messenger app

Users who do not opt in to encryption could be vulnerable to unwitting access to their messages – including police searches

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CNNCNN

Meta testing expanded encryption features amid renewed scrutiny of messaging data

Meta on Thursday said it is testing expanded encryption features for Messenger and Instagram, days after the company came under scrutiny for providing messages to police in an abortion-related case.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Facebook Testing Encrypted Chat Backups

Facebook on Thursday announced plans to test a new secure storage feature for backups of users’ end-to-end encrypted chats on Messenger.

2 months ago·United States
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Indian ExpressIndian Express

Facebook may soon enable end-to-end encryption on Messenger

Facebook says end-to-end encryption will be turned on by default for all chats and calls sometime in 2023.

1 month ago·India
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Meta testing expanded encryption features amid renewed scrutiny of messaging data

By Clare Duffy, CNN BusinessMeta on Thursday said it is testing expanded encryption features for Messenger and Instagram, days after the company came under scrutiny for providing messages to police in an abortion-related case.Facebook’s parent company said it plans to test making chats end-to-end encrypted by default for some Messenger users and to make fully encrypted calls on the platform. It’s also planning to expand tests of end-to-end encry…

2 months ago
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Meta to Test End-to-End Encryption on Messenger

The updated security measures will be tested across a limited number of Instagram and Facebook accounts.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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