Facebook stressed it does not use the content of chats for advertising. The Messenger app has the option for encryption, but it is switched off by default. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook,

May 20, 2020 · Facebook’s communications department spent weeks researching my questions about Messenger Rooms privacy, only to come back with few answers, and offering instead only links to a spate of vague Apr 26, 2020 · Facebook has got in trouble in the past, when it emerged it wasn’t being clear about contractors listening to and transcribing Messenger calls. Facebook may think that Rooms is an alternative to Feb 16, 2020 · SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, Stan Chudnovsky oversees the Messenger chat app that's used by well over 1 billion people each month. He's playing a key role in helping Facebook integrate that Facebook Messenger has standard features like video chat, the ability to record voice messages, text chats, group chats, photo, video sharing and a new feature called Messenger Rooms that allows up to 50 people to chat over video at once even without a Facebook account.

Dec 11, 2019 · Facebook pushed back against a request from three major world governments to halt plans to provide end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app. The move has been heralded by privacy rights groups

Facebook introduced an App Lock feature via the Messenger app's new privacy settings section. This feature adds "another layer of security" that will keep a user's private messages safe from Apr 24, 2020 · Messenger Rooms is a new way to spend time with friends and family through group video calls when you can’t be together in person. We built Rooms with privacy in mind and designed controls to let you manage your experience. What choices and controls do I have? Jul 13, 2020 · Be together whenever, with our free* all-in-one communication app, complete with unlimited text, voice, video calling and group video chat features. Easily sync your messages and contacts to your Android phone and connect with anyone, anywhere. NEW! GET THE GROUP TOGETHER WITH ROOMS Send a link to group video chat with anyone, even if they don't have Messenger. Host up to 50 people with no

Jul 24, 2020 · Facebook is committed to providing a secure platform where people can connect with their loved ones. And in line with this, Facebook Messenger will introduce new privacy settings for the Messenger

Facebook stressed it does not use the content of chats for advertising. The Messenger app has the option for encryption, but it is switched off by default. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, Instantly reach the people in your life—for free. Messenger is just like texting, but you don't have to pay for every message (it works with your data plan). "App Lock uses your device’s privacy settings like fingerprint or face authentication to unlock the Messenger app, and your touch or face ID is not transmitted to or stored by Facebook. The feature is available today on iPhone and iPad and will come to Android in the next few months," he wrote.