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How to encrypt your Facebook Messages
Posted 13 seconds ago byJosh Constine, Anna Escher
All 1 billion Facebook Messenger users can now encrypt their messages so that governments, hackers, and even Facebook itself can’t read them. Facebook announced its “Secret” messages feature back in July. Now it’s fully rolled out, but still a bit tricky to use. Messenger threads aren’t Secret by default, so here’s a step-by-step guide for how to turn on encryption.
1. Open Facebook Messenger to the home screen
Facebook will show you some details about how Secret messages work
2. Tap the "Compose Message" button in the top right