Messaging application “Signal” topped several countries in the list of most downloaded applications on the “Apple Store” and “Google Play” store as its rival “WhatsApp” on Thursday with the original network “Facebook” more Announced its intention to share data.
As many users of WhatsApp on the social network have indicated their intention to move the signal, similar to Tesla President Elon Musk, the free app is also among the most downloaded applications in India, Germany, France and Hong Kong. Above is, as I mentioned. Prompt via Twitter.
To attract more new users, Signal published a simple description of the rules of use, enabling them to easily transfer their conversations from another messaging application. The new demand for applications has caused technical problems on Thursday and Friday. Signal stated that “the verification codes are currently delayed (…) because many people are trying to connect to the signal at the present time.”
Signal launched in 2014 has been ranked by experts as one of the world’s safest messaging messages, particularly its ability to completely encrypt messages and voice or video communications between two ends of communication Thank You for.
The app quickly gained popularity among journalists and whistleblowers, in particular thanks to the support of Edward Snowden, who leaked classified data on US intelligence services’ methods of spying on communications.
The group wants to generate cash revenue by allowing advertisers to communicate with their customers through WhatsApp, or even sell their products directly through the platform, which the network started working on in India have make. The company reported that data shared between the systems of “WhatsApp” and “Facebook” applications (including “Instagram” and “Messenger”) includes contact and profile information, but does not affect the content of encrypted messages is.