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Facebook Messenger adds another chat feature that iOS needs for Messages

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Facebook Messenger has been updated today with a handy new privacy feature that allows iPhone and iPad users to lock the app with Face ID and Touch ID.
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Facebook Messenger Introduces 'App Lock' Feature With Support for Face ID and Touch ID

Facebook Messenger Introduces 'App Lock' Feature With Support for Face ID and Touch ID

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Facebook today announced enhanced privacy and security features for Messenger on iOS, including a new "App Lock" feature. With this enabled, Facebook Messenger will require Face ID or Touch ID authentication before it is opened.
The company hopes that this will let users feel more comfortable when letting someone else borrow their phone, preventing anyone else from viewing private Messenger chats. Facebook said that the user's fingerprint or face data is "not transmitted to or stored by Facebook."
To enable App Lock, Messenger users can head to the new "Privacy" section in settings. In...
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Facebook Messenger for iOS gets hefty new security measure

Facebook Messenger for iOS gets hefty new security measure

4 monthes ago   |   By iMore

App Lock will add another layer of security to your messages.
What you need to know
Facebook is beefing up Messenger security on iOS.
It will now support both Touch and Face ID on iOS.
Support is coming to Android in the next few months.
Facebook is today announcing support for Face ID and Touch ID locking of the Messenger app in iOS.
In a news release today the company stated:
App Lock lets you add another layer of security to your private messages and helps prevent other people from accessing them. This optional feature gives you the confidence to know that if a friend or family member...
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