Facebook's privacy pivot vs Microsoft's 2002 security pivot: Facebook has more to prove

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined a privacy-first vision for the social network that will make messaging more like the WhatsApp and Snapchat. Zuckerberg said Facebook will not only make more interactions private, but it will also allow content to disappear, and it’ll keep less metadata.

It all sounds like a worthwhile effort until you realize how little you believe it. Simply put, Facebook will have to prove that it is serious about this privacy pivot.

Also: Facebook to refocus messaging around encryption and privacy  

In his ode to privacy, Zuckerberg said: 

I believe the future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each

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