Signal, the security-focused messaging app, has announced a set of features aimed at enhancing privacy.
WhatsApp is planning to allow its users to send and receive encrypted messages to and from users of other messaging apps.
Platforms including WhatsApp and Signal have been fighting Britain’s Online Safety Bill.
The encrypted messaging app said the phone numbers of 1 900 users could have been revealed in a phishing attack on Twilio.
sigInstant messaging app Signal said rumours circulating on several apps that its messaging platform has been “compromised and hacked” are false.
Messaging app Signal’s founder and CEO Moxie Marlinspike will step down and WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton will become the interim CEO.
Signal, the private messaging app endorsed by Edward Snowden, saw user sign-ups soar during the extended downtime of Facebook’s network of apps and services.
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.