Although end-to-end encryption is the company’s preferred method of protecting its messaging app, it is currently provided by WhatsApp.
Madrid. (Portaltic/EP). -Meta claims it is committed to providing end-to–end encryption for Facebook Messenger, Instagram platforms. However it will not implement the protection until 2023 in order to bring users’ privacy rights under police investigation.
This technology company believes that end-to–end encryption will become the default protection for its messaging platform. However, at present only WhatsApp offers it. This technology allows only the sender or receiver to see the contents of the conversation.
Antigone Davis, security director at Meta, stated that Meta is taking some time to fully implement end-to–end encryption on all its messaging platforms. This column was published by The Daily Telegraph. It will be complete “sometime” around 2023.
The company uses proactive detection to detect suspicious activity patterns that could cause harm and takes action before they become a problem. This technology has been implemented and enhanced for users younger than 18.
They set the account as private by default. This means that they can only communicate with friends. Adults who are not their contacts can write to them. They also gave tips on how to avoid unneeded interactions.
Second, Davis highlighted the tools they offer that make it easier to choose who to speak to. Finally, he concluded his three-pillar approach by mentioning their options for reporting inaccurate information.
End-to-end encryption is however a controversial topic that puts at the heart of the debate the issues of privacy and cooperation between police (such as child abuse cases).