Tag: Signal

  • Stories are coming to Signal

    Stories are coming to Signal

    Stories are coming to Signal in the future. They promised usernames too, so I imagine both are around the corner with usernames coming first! Fingers crossed.

  • Google Drive backup for WhatsApp

    Google Drive backup for WhatsApp

    Google Drive backup for WhatsApp isn’t encrypted. It is important for users to understand that, but a report shows that neither WhatsApp nor Google marketed so.

  • Brian Acton’s history with Facebook and Signal

    Brian Acton’s history with Facebook and Signal

    This Twitter thread is a quick overview of Brian Acton and his history with Facebook and Signal.

  • Signal UX – a 40 hour take by Built for Mars

    Signal UX – a 40 hour take by Built for Mars

    I found this interesting 40 hours case study of Signal, by Built For Mars. Two key takeaways seem to be that prompts must be contextual. And, being a privacy-first product, it must be even more important to ask for permissions only when necessary. It’s actually better to read the post below, to get a visual […]

  • Of messaging apps

    Of messaging apps

    After WhatsApp announced an update to their privacy policy, I have answered countless questions from my friends and family. In the last week, most of my family members have jumped shipped, and I have lost track of the amount of time where I explained differences between the apps. I figured it might be helpful to […]

  • Signal team is looking for Android debug logs

    Signal team is looking for Android debug logs

    We have been adding new servers and extra capacity at a record pace every single day this week nonstop, but today exceeded even our most optimistic projections. Millions upon millions of new users are sending a message that privacy matters. We appreciate your patience. — Signal (@signalapp) January 15, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Signal has been down […]

  • Signal on GitHub trends

    Signal on GitHub trends

    So cool to see Signal‘s repositories on the top 5 for this week on GitHub! If you have benefited from this open source, free, privacy-respecting software, you may consider supporting them with donations as well.