Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook announced Thursday that it would test end-to-end encryption as the default setting in Messenger.
This comes after Facebook faced backlash for turning over chats to Nebraska cops investigating an alleged illegal abortion.
End-to-end encryption is a way to securely communicate so that Facebook can no longer see people’s messages.
Facebook is testing a significant privacy feature in its Messenger app after facing backlash for turning over private chats to police investigating an alleged illegal abortion in Nebraska.
The social media giant announced Thursday that it would begin testing end-to-end encryption as the default setting in Messenger chats. End-to-end encryption is a method of securely communicating that ensures only the people chatting can see the content of their messages.
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