Facebook announced the evidence of secret conversations within Facebook Messenger

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Summary: Facebook announced that it is testing, intending to take it to all users soon, secret conversations within Facebook Messenger. Telegram similar to other apps like WhatsApp IM movement. For now, it is available for some very specific users, but it is expected that after completion of testing the company, the secrets of Facebook Messenger chats come gradually to other users form. The aim therefore is to prevent obtaining and intercepting digital conversations. They will be known as "secret

Facebook announced that it is testing, intending to take it to all users soon, secret conversations within Facebook Messenger. Telegram similar to other apps like WhatsApp IM movement.

For now, it is available for some very specific users, but it is expected that after completion of testing the company, the secrets of Facebook Messenger chats come gradually to other users form.

The aim therefore is to prevent obtaining and intercepting digital conversations. They will be known as "secret talks".

These secret talks are optional. I can justify only be a private conversation from one of the devices arguing that users may want to see the talks restarted once device or want to change this conversation for just a moment and then disappears.

It is important to know that these private conversations not include GIFs or video, probably because the encryption used.

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Furthermore, this functionality is only available to talk one-to-one, and not for groups, so that can only be used in conversations between two people, including the initial issuer.
Regarding the duration of chats, you can also adjust the time each message is available within the conversation, and everything works through the Open Whisper Systems protocol used by some of the most popular apps.

The secrets of Facebook Messenger chats only allow in sending text, and are out of time, files such as images, GIFs, videos, mobile payments or other functions.

Unlike WhatsApp, where the encrypted end to end is something that automatically and without the user could stop activated in Facebook Messenger will be possible to enable and disable it, something that is, at least, curious. Who would want less security for their personal conversations?

Another important fact is that the new security system will be introduced in a limited number of users to test mode and once it has proven its good performance, will be launched globally, something that is quite common in this type of updates.

Finally, Facebook has announced that encryption end to end will come for Android and iOS (which would mean the exclusion of users of Windows Phone) but will not be available in the desktop version or the page itself Facebook, at least for now. It's a little surprising that only active for some platforms and others remain unprotected, although it will be a matter of time reaching the end of all of them.

With this inclusion, Facebook continues with the renewal that has been doing for some time. Elements such as the ability to make group calls, the popular stickers or the ability to send files from Dropbox are just some of the latest inclusions that improve and enhance the versatility of the app.

Perhaps you can surprise the delay has been in integrating this security system (WhatsApp is owned by Facebook and incorporates it in a while), it is something that almost all major messaging applications have already been including and Messenger began to stay behind.

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