Google Messages gets end-to-end encryption for group chat
After rolling out a new icon and several new features to Google Messages in October
Google is now bringing a highly-requested feature to the messaging app.
Messages will soon receive end-to-end encryption for group chats, making your group conversations much more secure.
Google Messages only offered end-to-end encryption for one-on-one conversations.
Google says it will soon start rolling out end-to-end encryption for group chats to some user
The feature will initially go live for users enrolled in the open beta program over the coming weeks.
We expect end-to-end encryption for group chats to reach all users before the end of the year.
Google will also update the reactions feature in the Messages app, allowing users to react to RCS messages with any emoji
The ability to react to RCS messages with any emoji rolled out on the beta channel