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Snapchat introduces end-to-end encryption to protect users


Currently the encryption only applies to snaps, and the other forms of messages such as text message and group chats are not end-to-end encrypted on Snapchat. — AFP

Currently the encryption only applies to snaps, and the other forms of messages such as text message and group chats are not end-to-end encrypted on Snapchat. — AFP

Popular messaging app Snapchat has finally introduced end-to-end encryption to its services in a bid to prevent videos and photos shared between its users from being intercepted by others.

In 2016, Amnesty International ranked Snap Inc – the parent company of Snapchat – as one of the companies taking least action on messaging privacy. 

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