Will Facebook be able to reinvent itself as a leader in privacy?

Andy Uhler Mar 7, 2019
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Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is in the process of creating a "digital living room," where communications will be private and encrypted. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images

Will Facebook be able to reinvent itself as a leader in privacy?

Andy Uhler Mar 7, 2019
Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is in the process of creating a "digital living room," where communications will be private and encrypted. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images
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Earlier this week, Facebook was widely criticized online for not keeping phone numbers private. Yesterday, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced — in a 3,000-word post — that the company is in the process of integrating Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, creating a “digital living room,” where communications will be private and encrypted. Is this a case of the fox volunteering to guard the digital hen house? 

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