San – Jose – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promises for controversial data in recent months, to ensure the protection of privacy in the center of the Internet network. "The future of a & # 39 is a special," Zuckerberg announced at the F8 developer conference in San Jose on Tuesday. "Protection gives us the freedom to be yourself."
"We currently do not have the best reputation"
Especially with the growth of global networks such derogations are particularly important, as Zuckerberg. Thus, the founder of Facebook brought in its previous announcements, align the platform over an encrypted private communication. Online network recently advised scandals about data protection and data loss under massive pressure.
He knew, because many did not believe that Facebook is that it is so sur & # 39; ozna, Zuckerberg said. "We currently do not have the best reputation when it comes to protecting privacy, to put it mildly," he said. But Facebook has been in the past repeatedly demonstrated that online network can be changed. The restructuring will also require a change in how the company, which is conducted. in recent years, Zuckerberg said it was Facebook's mission in the world of network strong. Now, he says, that people wanted to go on the Internet, both in public places and in a strictly private rooms.
Communicator to receive end-to-end encryption
A key element of the new strategy & # 39 is Facebook, instant messaging service WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Here Zuckerberg wants to organize more communication between users with friends and family & # 39; it. Even the Messenger is now set to complete encryption.
WhatsApp, other services to chat with Facebook, has long been the so-called end-to-end encryption, in principle, only the sender and the recipient can view the contents. If Facebook Messenger refrain – in order to better open platform for communication between companies and their customers, among other things, it was said. For the transmission of confidential information, but you might have to go into safe mode.
A new feature, users can also invite friends to Messenger to work together in order to watch the video. This can have the video clips from the Internet or TV programs are also available on the platform to be, he said Tuesday. Messenger will be available for both Windows and Mac computers this year with its desktop application.
The Messenger has today numbers 1.3 billion monthly active users, 410 million of whom use the video chat platform. Between companies and their customers send 20 billion messages per month.
Facebook has with WhatsApp Messenger, and a particularly strong position in the field of instant messaging service. The main competitor of IMessage Apple, which so far works only on the iPhone under Devices.
Focus on groups function
The main application Facebook, the function of the group & # 39 is more visible, in which users can connect to your interests. Introduced last year acquaintance Facebook Platform will be presented this year, after launching in Latin America and in the United States.
Online network will lead to its video calling device after the launch of the portal in the US and on the international level at the time of the market. In June, Canada repelled Europe to follow later this year – some countries do not mention Facebook while now. (AP)