Signal Instead of WhatsApp? Elon Musk started the controversy
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In a very subtle way not to mention WhatsApp, Elon Musk suggested to stop using the world’s most important chat app After announcing the new privacy policies, Musk suggested instead that you use Signal.
The founder of Tesla and Space X used Twitter, the only social network used by the world’s richest businessman, to send this message. Masker just wrote using the sign (use the hint) And it took no more to revolutionize the Blue Bird network.
WhatsApp announced new privacy policies consisting of changes related to storing personal data and sharing this information with Facebook. Something that users did not likeThat motivated the company Mark Zuckerberg He issued a statement explaining that it was a change to the company’s accounts and not to the users in general.
“With regard to commercial messaging, we are not asking users to share this data. All users within the chat will be notified if the business they are talking to chooses to use Facebook for management And store your WhatsApp messages. This is an optional service that we provide. “
What is Signal and how does it work?
Signal is a messaging service created by a California corporation Signal Foundation in 2014Which has achieved success in recent years thanks to its high level of security.
The app is available for IOS and Android and works with the network to send personal or group messages using phone numbers. Among the functions, you can also send photos, videos, and audios just like WhatsApp.
The big difference is the high level of security as it allows you to limit sending and receiving messages from unknown contacts. For this reason, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has warned that the level of encryption represents a security risk. Nationwide by blocking user tracking.
It is precisely because of these benefits that people love it Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey, Twitter founder, used the app, which currently has 10 million downloads.
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