On Privacy concerns over What’s App many users are now moving towards Signal.
Updates terms of service and privacy for users Users have to accept it if they want to continue using the app Changes in way user data is handled More information & data may be shared with Facebook The new policy comes in to effect from Feb 8th
What are the alternatives?
Why Signal ?
Most secure of all messaging apps in terms of the privacy
Non- profit organisation with privacy tech at its core
Edward Snowden & Elon Musk swear by it
Why not Telegram?
Concerns on pirated content, user security
Why does WhatsApp have the edge?
Strong network effects
Many users are now switching to the privacy-focused messaging app, Signal, over WhatsApp’s privacy concern, and as a result it became the top free app on App Store in India, and more countries. It all started after Tesla and SpaceX CEO publicly endorsed the app urging all to use it.