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Meta begins testing end-to-end encryption on Messenger


Meta, in its latest update on their project, in Messenger said it will begin testing end-to-end encrypted chats with specific users. Those who choose to be part of the test will find that some of their most frequent chats are automatically end-to-end encrypted. This is now with those friends”Secret Chats” means there is no reason to start.

The company also offers secure for encrypted chats that allow users to access their conversation history in case they lose their phone or want to restore it on a new device. the storage also testing. To be able to access their backups via security storage, users will need to create a PIN or generate codes that they will need to save later.

Meta begins testing end-to-end encryption on Messenger

Both provide end-to-end encrypted options and an extra layer of protection. However, users will also be able to choose to use cloud services to restore conversations – for example iOS Those with devices will be able to use iCloud to store the secret key needed to access their backup. Meta will also begin testing secure storage this week.

In other tests that Meta will roll out in the coming weeks, it will also test features such as retracting messages and sending replies to Facebook Stories as encrypted chats. The company also plans to bring end-to-end encrypted calls to the Calls tab in Messenger.

The company is also deprecating Messenger’s extinction mode chats, but will keep the disappearing messages feature. Instagram’a As for, Meta is expanding the ongoing testing for end-to-end encrypted messages and calls in the app.

All of these services Messages and is part of Meta’s preparations as they move towards the global rollout of default end-to-end encryption for calls. The company plans to launch even more tests and updates before their launch in 2023.

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