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WhatsApp Set To Be Replaced, New App Endorsed By Jack Dorsey & Elon Musk (See Details About The New App)


As it is that technology never seize to keep advancing, remember the era of just Facebook, when that was all we had to connect, then came 2go app which still featured Facebook additionally in later versions, then came the era of Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.

Alas, the popular and constantly updated WhatsApp is on the way to be replaced based on some various glitches which the new app is set to unfold.

The spotlight beamed on the app after Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, who doubles as the world’s richest man, recommended it for people.

He wrote: “Use Signal", in a terse post, which has garnered nearly 50,000 retweets, 15,000 comments and over 310,000 likes as of the time this report was filed.



This post became a wildfire when Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey shared it and thereafter acknowledged his support for the app in a follow-up post.



The app saw a surge in downloads after WhatsApp’s infamous terms of service started showing up on people’s notifications. It has so far secured over 10 million downloads and 615,000 reviews on Google play store.


What To Know About The Signal App

Signal is a typical one-tap install app which works like other usual text messaging app. It’s an open-source initiative which is provided for free of charge by Signal Foundation, a non-profit organisation.

Signal allows users to send end-to-end encrypted group, text, picture as well as audio and video messages. The messaging app also allows encrypted audio and video calls.

 

Features of Signal App

# Signal can be used across several platforms including Android, iOS, iPad, Mac, Windows and Linux;

# Moxie Marlinspike, an American cryptographer Moxie, is the CEO of Signal;

# Built in configurations have it that no third-party or even Signal can read users’ messages

# Similarly, the app has a screen lock feature and also allows users to set a pin to the Signal account, hence ensuring complete safety of privacy;

# There is also a feature called message requests which gives users the option to block, delete, or accept messages from an unknown person;

# Signal app can be downloaded from Apple app store as well as Google play store

Several users have taken to Twitter to react to the introduction of Signal with some comparing it with Facebook and WhatsApp:



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