Facebook is planning to roll out end-to-end encryption for Instagram messages, as part of a broader integration effort across the company’s messaging platforms, including WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
No, Zuck, you don’t. Facebook is facing more than a dozen international investigations into its history of privacy violations, Wired magazine has reported — “from its years of willy-nilly data sharing
The CEO told developers at the company’s F8 conference that Facebook will rebuild itself around user privacy. At the company’s developer conference in San Jose, California, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
The U.S. Justice Department doesn’t want Facebook to encrypt messages on WhatsApp and its other messaging services, without giving law enforcement “backdoor” access to such conversations. The goal is stop
In a new letter, officials from WhatsApp and Messenger explain why they won’t give law enforcement a way to see encrypted messages. Send someone a note on WhatsApp or iMessage, and the words you write—whether
Some privacy advocates remain concerned that Zuckerberg’s “privacy-focused vision” leaves the company’s core business of data-targeted ads mostly unscathed. A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that
For the video version of this column, see the piece above. In it, I discuss the potential implications of Zuckerberg’s announcement of a pivot to privacy. By 2015, Mark Zuckerberg had grown uncomfortable