You control your Messenger experience.

Protecting your privacy

Who you talk to and what you share should be up to you. We’re dedicated to making sure Messenger is a safe, private, and secure place for you to connect with the people who matter. To do this, we’ve built tools that allow you to stay in control, secure your account, and stay safe on the platform.

KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SAFE

Your messages are your messages.

We want you to know what information we collect and how we use it. We don’t use the content of your messages with other people for ad targeting. Ads are shown to you based on your activity across Facebook companies and products, your activity with other businesses, your activity on other websites and apps, and your location.

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KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SAFE

Your messages are your messages.

We want you to know what information we collect and how we use it. We don’t use the content of your messages with other people for ad targeting. Ads are shown to you based on your activity across Facebook companies and products, your activity with other businesses, your activity on other websites and apps, and your location.

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KEEPING HACKERS AT BAY

We have expert teams dedicated to detecting and preventing hackers from accessing your personal messages and information.

We also offer these tools to help you stay safe:

Two-Factor Authentication

Improve your account safety and help protect yourself from hacking and phishing attempts even if your password is compromised.

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Login Alerts

Help safeguard your account from potential threats and attacks by enabling login alerts. These alert you if we detect unrecognized logins and login attempts.

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Safer Browsing

If someone sends you suspicious links that may lead you to malicious and unsafe websites, you’ll see a warning so you don’t click a link that may compromise your private data.

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KEEPING YOU SAFE

A safe platform is critical for you to feel secure about sharing with the people you care about.

That’s why we’re constantly working to stop malicious activity before it reaches you.

Here are the ways we work to protect your privacy, safety, and well-being on Messenger:

KEEPING YOU SAFE

A safe platform is critical for you to feel secure about sharing with the people you care about. That’s why we’re constantly working to stop malicious activity before it reaches you.

Here are the ways we work to protect your privacy, safety, and well-being on Messenger:

Technical Whitepapers

For in-depth, technical explanation of our tools and techniques, you can find our downloadable whitepapers here:

Messenger Secret Conversations: Technical Whitepaper