By tweeting, he suggested Twitter DMs have end-to-end encryption so no one can spy on or hack messages. At present, direct messages on Twitter are not end-to-end encrypted. According to Musk, encryption should be like the Signal app.
Now after acquiring Twitter, he has made many changes to Twitter including Twitter's new Verification, firing out employees, etc., and now End-to-End encryption of Twitter Messages.
A popular security researcher, Jane Manchun Wong, who reveals the upcoming features or secrets of tech firms by reverse-engineering the source code of web apps and mobile apps like Twitter, Facebook, and more, published another upcoming secret regarding the End-to-End encryption of Twitter Messages.
She tweeted, while -
Twitter is bringing back end-to-end encrypted DMs. Seeing signs of the feature being worked on in Twitter for Android:
|image by @wongmjane|
Earlier also on May 2018, Jane tweeted about Twitter DM encryption, but there was no update regarding the topic.
“Twitter is working on End-to-End Encrypted Secret DM!” she wrote.
Twitter is working on End-to-End Encrypted Secret DM! pic.twitter.com/2lLr5i1p42— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) May 4, 2018
Now once again she finds the sign of Twitter working on messages encryption and the CEO of Twitter Elon Musk replied with the Winking Face 😉 Emoji, which may justify Jane's findings.