What does it mean that Facebook Messenger now encrypts your calls?

Facebook is one of our favorite social networks, and with its constant updates it allows us to have a very pleasant user experience, without neglecting the security that we can feel when using it. Facebook Messenger now encrypts end-to-end callsBut what does this mean and what use is it?

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What is call encryption on Facebook Messenger?

This new ability to make voice or video calls with end-to-end encryption is intended to provide security and privacy. In this way, it will only be possible to access the data of the call or video call participants.

Encryption offers the protection that users seek from hackers. In this way, the encrypted calls are private and only the participants can know the information that is covered.

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Call encryption on Facebook

In fact, this option to encrypt in Messenger already existed since 2016 in chat messages, but now it adds them to calls and video calls, which are increasingly frequent in this Facebook messaging application, which you can enjoy with gigas included from your Telcel Max Unlimited Plan while you navigate with #TelcelLaMejorRed with the highest Coverage and Speed.

“People expect their messaging apps to be secure and private, and with these new features, we’re giving them more control over how private they want their calls and chats to be,” Facebook mentions in its statement regarding this new option.

Actually, encrypting calls in Facebook Messenger is an optional alternative for users, who if they wish, must enable it in order to enjoy this benefit.

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Facebook Messenger introduced new updated controls

In addition to adding encryption to video and non-video calls, Messenger also introduced its option to updated controls for messages that disappear automatically; this with the option of contents that expire in periods ranging from five seconds to 24 hours.

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Facebook Messenger: plans for the future

In the not too distant future, the instant messaging app plans to test end-to-end encryption on group chats; this would include voice and video calls.

What do you think of the maximum security in the calls and video calls that you make through this cool application?

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