The owner of Tesla and now the richest man in the world relies on a different messaging application.
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- Tesla founder, SpaceX and now the richest man in the world, recommended to his followers through a simple tweet that they use Signal.
- Signal is an instant messaging application like WhatsApp or Telegram that uses extreme encryption to protect its users’ communications and data.
However, these changes have left many users uncomfortable and annoyed who don’t like the idea of some of their data being shared with advertisers. Given this controversy and as is customary Elon Musk always has something to say.
The founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and now the richest man in the world recommended his followers through a simple and simple tweet that they use Signal.
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 7, 2021
According to this statement, the number of applications has skyrocketed and more than 100,000 users have downloaded them from the application stores of Manzana and Googlein the last two days after sensor tower data.
In fact, a large number of requests resulted in the platform temporarily crashing and delaying the download confirmation codes. However, it was resolved quickly and users should “no longer have problems joining”.
Verification codes are currently being delayed with several vendors as so many new people try to join Signal (we barely register our excitement). We are working with carriers to resolve this issue as soon as possible. Hold on.
– Signal (@signalapp) January 7, 2021
What is signal
Signal is an instant messaging application like Whatsapp or telegramwho have favourited Edge Encryption to protect their users’ communications and data. It is available for both iOS as for Android and has been recommended by personalities like Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey.
This platform’s message protection system became so popular that it is now being used by services like WhatsApp. “We cannot read your messages or listen to your calls, nor can anyone else. Data protection is not an optional mode, it is how Signal works. In all your messages, all your calls forever, “they explain on the platform’s official website. They also stress that there are no ads, no sellers, no affiliates.