Seeing as we do a huge amount of our communicating via messaging services these days, it’s important to know what information we are giving out, and to whom. There are many messaging apps that bill themselves as being “private”, but which ones actually are?
We dig into WhatsApp, iMessage, Telegram, Signal, Session, Threema, Wire, and Matrix to tell you what’s what.
Written by Reuben Yap, C. Edward Kelso, and Naomi Brockwell Special thanks to Kieran Mesquita and Andy for their help with research Edited by Lee Rennie
The ability to share short messages instantly to someone’s phone has transformed the way we communicate. There are countless options: SMS, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Signal… but how PRIVATE are these services?
In this video, go over some of the LEAST private messaging apps, and what to look for in an app if privacy is important to you.
In our next video, we’ll review some of the messaging apps that bill themselves as “private”… and whether they actually are!
Written by Reuben Yap, C. Edward Kelso, and Naomi Brockwell Edited by Lee Rennie
All that I can remember of this dream is that a bad storm, maybe a hurricane, either was going to hit a city or it did hit a city, I am not sure which; and I can not remember which city I was in.
Because of this I had to communicate either by phone or online by audio / maybe video instead of in person with maybe a medical facility or a business, and I was communicating with at least two men with light-color skin and Mona Wales.