Telegram recently had its one billionth download, becoming one of about a dozen apps in the world to hit the milestone. Too bad that when it comes to mobile messaging, one name still rules them all.
A recent deluge of downloads of messaging app Signal exposed tensions about its direction and management under its unconventional founder and CEO, Moxie Marlinspike.
Encrypted messaging app Signal appeared to no longer be working in China without the use of a virtual private network on Tuesday morning, users in the country said.
Facebook cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users with its other properties without first obtaining authorisation from South Africa’s Information Regulator, the agency has said..
History has shown that Facebook is able to impose new terms and conditions on users with little negative consequence. Rinse and repeat. By Alex Webb.
Messaging app Signal has seen “unprecedented” growth following a controversial change in rival WhatsApp’s privacy terms and is looking to hire more staff as it seeks to bolster the service and supporting infrastructure.
The number of new users installing messaging app Signal every day is on track to cross the one million mark, putting it closer to levels seen by larger rival WhatsApp.