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How Messenger Apps Could Impact Your New York Criminal Case

You may think that your conversations on Facebook, WhatsApp, and other messenger services are completely private. However, law enforcement can serve any messenger service with a search warrant to get those messages.

Most messenger apps are no more secure than email or SMS messages are in terms of keeping your conversations out of the hands of those who might want to use your words against you. This includes Twitter DMs, Instagram Direct, Facebook Messenger, Discord messages, and Snapchat.

Note that we’re not just talking about public posts, semi-public posts, or even posts to your friends. We’re talking about private messages, conversations you might have had with some sort of expectation of privacy.

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