In a weblog put up, Fb Messenger publicizes that it’s introducing new options and extra safety in voice and video calls. The communication app has seen a surge of voice and video calls, greater than 150 million video calls per day, in response to Fb.
The app is introducing the choice for end-to-end encryption for each video and voice calls. This received’t be an automated change, customers might want to opt-in to end-to-end encryption and it will solely work with different recipients who’ve additionally achieved the identical.
Disappearing messages are additionally being up to date with new controls. Customers will now have the ability to let messages disappear from as little as 5 seconds to as a lot as 24 hours.
Trying forward, Messenger will start testing end-to-end encryption for group chats and calls throughout the app. It can additionally introduce one thing known as “supply controls”. This may “forestall undesirable interactions by deciding who can attain your chats listing, who goes to your requests folder, and who can’t message you in any respect.”
A restricted check trial will even start for Instagram DMs in sure international locations. Once more, this might be opt-in and just for one-on-one conversations to start out.