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Facebook Promises More Private And Self-Destructing Messages

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is pledging users more enhanced privacy and other features when it comes to private messages. Skeptics say Facebook is solidifying power, in the guise of user service.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 Facebook Developers conference on May 1, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. He is pledging more enhanced privacy and other features when it comes to private messages. Source: Justin Sullivan

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises to bring end-to-end encryption and self-destruct features to Messenger and other Facebook apps, in a move meant to signal the tech behemoth's commitment to privacy. He announced the proposed changes in a a blog post Wednesday.

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