This feature allows Bitswift users to send small amounts of data through the decentralized network. This data can be encrypted if the user desires.
The term "message" is loose: this feature can be used to send simple text messages, but can also be used to send up to 1000 bytes of any data. As a result, it can be used to build decentralized services such as file-sharing services, decentralized applications, and higher-level Bitswift services which are unrelated to finance or value storage systems.
An example of an encrypted message on the Bitswift blockchain: