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WHATSAPP vs SIGNAL

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WHATSAPP vs SIGNAL

Few days ago, Signal has been trending on all social media platforms as more and more people, when WhatsApp updates its privacy policy this year and revealed more on its data-sharing policy with Facebook.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who dethroned Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person, asked his followers on Twitter to join Signal, which is an alternative to texting apps like WhatsApp, Facebook messenger etc. Signal has been there since 2014. Its tagline is ‘say hello to privacy’.

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  • Signal Advance and Signal app are two different companies.
  •  Its service is end-to-end encrypted like WhatsApp.
  • It is available for iPhone, iPad, Windows, Mac and Linux.
  •  The app was created by Signal Foundation which was set up by former WhatsApp co-founder Brien Acton who left WhatsApp in 2017.
  • Signal is free to use and has similar
    features like WhatsApp.
  •  However, it does not allow to back up chats to Google Drive or iCloud.
  • It does not allow groups to add people automatically unless the individuals give their assent.
  • And not only in the United States, in India too the app gained in overnight popularity, as confirmed by this tweet by Signal.
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