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We only included it because it's the world's most popular messaging app, and it does actually offer an optional end-to-end encryption feature, called Secret Conversation, which you can enable for individual chat conversations from an Android or i OS device (it's not yet available for desktops).Messages sent using end-to-end encryption won't support GIFs, calls, or videos, but Facebook users will be able to set timers on messages, enabling the threads to self-destruct after a set amount of time, sort of like Snapchat Snaps.Download: Android (free) | i OS (free)Whats App slowly rolled out its end-to-end encryption offering.It first partnered with Open Whisper Systems in 2014 to add the same encryption methods used in Signal, and then in 2016, it announced that all Whats App communications - voice messages, photos, video messages, chats, group chats, etc - are protected by end-to-end encryption.
Keep in mind that the person you're messaging could still choose to share the conversation with others via a screenshot. Download: Android (free) | i OS (free)Open Whisper Systems' Signal is probably the best-known messaging app for mobile users concerned about their privacy.It's unique in that it sports a colour-coded system that show how protected your conversations are with a person.Grey means encrypted communications, green means encrypted communications with a trusted contact, and red means there is an problem with the authentication key. And everything, from text to voice messaging, is tied to your number.And if you want to use Signal from your computer, there's a new Chrome browser plugin for desktops.