Facebook’s Encrypted Messages could limit its ability to find Criminal Activity

By: Justin Choi

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-technology-202/2019/03/07/the-technology-202-facebook-s-encryption-plans-could-limit-its-ability-to-police-harmful-content/5c8013581b326b2d177d5ff2/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d180aca88da6

Facebook is now going for encrypted messaging, which could be a problem as they cannot read the messages that people send. This means that Facebook cannot monitor messages in order to look for drug deals and child exploitation.

This is related to engineering as Facebook is using encrypted messages, which involves the use of coding.