‘Facebook’ The one of the biggest and most renown social messaging and networking website has done what everyone was waiting for but it’s done very quietly.
The Facebook has secretly rolled-out the very much awaited ‘secret conversation’ features for all the messengers users, while it has marked the one of the biggest and most exceptional update which was being asked for a very long time by the users. The highlight of the update is tat it will going to provide the user with ability and feature to offer end-to-end encryption for conversation, while the update has been very famous because of WhatsApp, which provides the same feature to ensure your conversation cannot be accessed or monitored by any third party including Facebook too.
Though unlike any other instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and the Google’s Allo where the chats are automatically encrypted and the user doesn’t need to turn on the secret conversation feature in messenger for any encrypted conversation they want.
This also marks the assured even to the user or the sender will not be able to access the data or the conversation from any other device. Furthermore, any Secret Conversation you have gets a black and white colour scheme to avoid confusion between a secret and a normal conversation.
It employs the same protocol used by ‘Signal,’ which was developed by ‘Opera’ Whisper systems which are meant to be highly secure. This feature also comes with an automatic self-destruct timer which will destroy your messages after an allotted time which is being set by you so that even your device will stay safe from others.
The only limitations for this feature is that it doesn’t support Gif’s and Videos and will not work out for group chat either. The only thing which is required to have this feature is that both the users must have the latest version of the app installed on the device for the feature to work properly and then after choosing the contact you want to have the chat with and In the drop-down list.
You’ll see the new Secret Conversation feature sporting a Black and White interface. While right next to the typing bar you’ll see the timer icon, which allows you to set the timer if you wish to, which ranges from 5 seconds to 24 hours