Twitter takes on WhatsApp: Elon Musk plans to ENCRYPT direct messages -• https://www.dailymail.co.uk By JONATHAN CHADWICK
Elon Musk plans to add encryption to messages on Twitter just like on WhatsApp
Leaked code in the Twitter app suggests Musk is already working on this feature
He also wants to launch voice and video calls without requiring phone numbers
You could soon be having your morning video call on Twitter, if new CEO Elon Musk has his way.
At a meeting with staff at Twitter's San Francisco HQ on Monday, Musk presented several features that he wants to introduce to Twitter going forward, according to The Verge.
These include end-to-end encryption to direct messages (DMs) – a feature that's already on chat apps WhatsApp and Signal – as well as voice and video calling.