Microsoft, Signal E2EE needs Free Local, International Mobile and Landline Calling

“…. As more and more communications move online, it is up to companies to demonstrate they are on the side of human rights – the future of freedom of expression is partly in their hands.” Head of Technology and Human Rights at Amnesty International, Joshua Franco, commenting on Microsoft’s decision to introduce E2EE for Skype. […]

WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger may be sharing E2EE Keys with the NSA

“If WhatsApp is asked by a government agency to disclose its messaging records, it can effectively grant access due to the change in keys” Tobias Boelter, a cryptography researcher at the University of California in an interview with the Guardian Friday the 13th came and went, but I have so really scary news for you; […]

Facebook Messenger’s Opt-in E2EE raises Privacy Concerns

Facebook is finally seeing the light as it relates to E2EE (End to End Encryption), sort of! E2EE means no one can intercept you’re IM’s, not even Facebook itself and is effectively like using Blackberry Messenger, the gold standard of Encrypted conversations. Facebook Messenger has taken a leaf out of WhatsApp playbook, using the Signal […]

How Spotify’s playlist and song sharing in FB Messenger challenges Apple Music

Facebook Messenger is becoming more useful by the day as they plot to take over your smartphone as I’d predicted in How Facebook Messenger will replace your smartphone in 2016. Now it’s possible for users to share songs or playlists directly within Messenger from Spotify. This was already possible via email, Facebook and WhatsApp, so […]

How FB Messenger Ads means Chess playing Chatbots with Fast Food Coupons

This latest developement with regards to Facebook Messenger doesn’t surprise me at all. A leaked document from Facebook has revealed that they plan to insert advertising into your Facebook Messenger feed sometime in the Second Quarter of 2016. According to the leaked document that Techcrunch received from an anonymous source, the plan is to allow […]

How to stop Facebook and Messenger from draining your battery

Looks like Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Pages Manager Apps may be bad for your smartphone’s health. A dual study conducted by the UK Guardian Newspaper, found that these Apps severely reduce the following on your Google Android smartphone or Apple iPhone: 20% reduction in the battery life for Google Android 15% reduction in the battery […]