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Facebook adds encryption to Messenger

The new "secret conversations" feature means chats should be secure between two people.

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Facebook has begun testing end-to-end encryption in Facebook Messenger. Conversations will not be encrypted by default. A user would have to opt-in to the mode called "secret conversations." When in secret conversation mode, only two devices have access to the conversation -- the device of the sender and the device of the recipient. Secret conversations cannot be continued from another device.

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Facebook adds encryption to Messenger