What is the Best Alternative to WhatsApp, Elon Musk Suggests Signal

What is the Best Alternative to WhatsApp, Elon Musk Suggests Signal-techinfoBiT

Elon Musk the richest person in the world asks his followers to use Signal instead of WhatsApp. Founder and CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and The Boring Company tweeted to use the private messaging app Signal after the new privacy policy notification pushed by the Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

The updated privacy policy of WhatsApp forcing its users to share all data including sensitive data like payments, location, and device information with Facebook and its companies. WhatsApp’s new privacy policy has boosted data privacy discussion around the world, users are feeling threatened by the new WhatsApp policies and looking for an alternative to WhatsApp.

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After the Elon Musk’s tweet recommending Signal, there is a huge surge in Signal app installation. Now a large number of WhatsApp users who are concerned about their data privacy are migrating to signal which is understandable by the recent tweet from Signal. The Signal has also confirmed on its Twitter handle that the application is now trending as number one free application on Google Play Store in most of the countries including India.

State-of-the-art end-to-end encryption (powered by the open-source Signal Protocol) keeps your conversations secure. We can’t read your messages or listen to your calls, and no one else can either. Privacy isn’t an optional mode — it’s just the way that Signal works. Every message, every call, every time. Signal stated on its website.

It’s time to switch to the Signal, WhatsApp can not simply take its users for granted. Signal Private Messenger is not just an alternative to WhatsApp but it is the future of instant messaging. It is an open-source, peer-reviewed, and funded entirely by grants and donations; so even in future it can not play with users data, its business model won’t allow compromising the user’s data.

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Well known whistleblower Edward Snowden, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk and many more have recommended using Signal Private Messenger for instant messaging. If you care about your data privacy then Signal is the answer. If you think you have nothing to hide or you don’t have any sensitive data on WhatsApp or even if you are too careless or lazy about your data then at least think about your friends and family who might not very comfortable sharing their data with Facebook companies, the data already shared with you on WhatsApp.

WhatsApp will not just share your data with Facebook companies but also your friend’s and family’s data which are shared with you on the platform. Their data will remain on the WhatsApp server even if they will delete their WhatsApp account. After February 8th WhatsApp will be able to access every single information about its users and that also very precisely, and all those data will be shared with the Facebook Companies.

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