Question: Is Messenger Video Call Private?

Messenger is Facebook’s flagship chat product, offering users the ability to exchange text messages, stickers, send files, and make voice and video calls.

Unlike Signal and WhatsApp (also a Facebook product), however, Messenger is not marketed as a “secure” or encrypted means of communication.

Does messenger save video calls?

Video calls are not saved or stored in any way.

Are conversations on messenger private?

A secret conversation in Messenger is encrypted end-to-end, which means the messages are intended just for you and the other person—not anyone else, including us. Secret conversations are different from regular Messenger conversations. For example, you can set messages to disappear.

Are video calls monitored?

Despite the fact that video calling feature on WhatsApp is encrypted, cyber experts warn the users to not opt for video calling as it can easily be monitored and misused by the hackers. “Video calling can easily be hacked by monitoring the IP addresses of both the users and hackers can see live video chats.

Can Facebook see my video calls?

Video calls are streamed live. They are not saved to a file. Once the call has ended, the stream stops and any temporary files created to facilitate the stream are deleted, permanently. A log of your call should exist in a similar way to a text conversation on your personal messages.