WhatsApp Messages That Auto-Delete Chats After 7 Days
Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp will roll-out disappearing messages to users this month,
which will delete posts in chats after seven days, reflecting rival platforms as a signal.
Facebook said in a statement on Thursday that the ceremony should help make the conversation feel lighter and more private.
For employers attempting to monitor record numbers of employees working from home,
the new feature of the app can make it even more difficult for police communications.
Financial services businesses, such as banks and trading firms,
Similarly are struggling to rein in employees using these private lines, which are encrypted end-to-end,
for inappropriate conversations ranging from offensive content to inside information Everything is included.
March, a banker from the Jefferies Group ask to share confidential data on WhatsApp in the U.K. fine
and a month later JP Morgan Chase & Co. punish more than a dozen merchants for WhatsApp and fire one.
Last month, two senior commodity executives at,
Morgan Stanley left following compliance violations involving this type of communications device.
Facebook is offering more disappearing posting options for users on its various social networks.
Snap Inc. Popularize by, which helps users send photos and videos that disappear after they open,
the features are a response to customers privacy concerns.
Twitter Inc. also began testing a disappearing post called Fleet earlier this year.
Development moves WhatsApp closer to rivals such as Signal,
a messaging app supported by whistle blower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden,
which gives users the option to send delete schedule messages after a pre-determine period of time,
sometimes up to seven day.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said last year when he said the company’s focus would on encrypt,
private and short term communications. Instagram’s Stories feature removes posts after 24 hours.