Tesla’s owner and now the world’s richest man bet on another messaging application.
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- Tesla’s founder, SpaceX, and now the world’s richest man, recommended to his followers via a simple and direct tweet that they use the signal.
- Signal is an instant messaging application like WhatsApp or Telegram, which uses extreme encryption to protect the communication and data of its users.
However, these changes have made many users uncomfortable and upset, who do not like the idea of some of their data being shared with advertisers. The controversy and the usual Elon Musk Always have something to say.
Is the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, And now the world’s richest man recommended his followers via a simple and direct tweet that they use Signal.
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 7, 2021
After this statement, the number of applications has skyrocketed and over 100,000 users have downloaded it Apple And Google Application store, in the past two days, according to the data of the sensor tower.
In fact, due to the large number of requests the platform crashed in an instant and the verification code for its download was delayed, however, this was quickly resolved and users “should have no problem joining now” .
Verification codes are currently delayed by many providers because many newcomers are trying to join the signal right now (we can barely enter our stimulus). We are working with the carrier to resolve this as soon as possible. hang in there.
– Signal (@signalapp)January 7, 2021
What is the signal?
Signal is an instant messaging application like WhatsApp or Wire , Which uses extreme encryption to protect its users’ communications and data. It is available for both Ios And Android has been recommended by celebrities like Edward Snowden and Jack Dorsey.
The message protection system of this platform became so popular that it is now used by services such as WhatsApp. “Neither we can read your messages nor listen to your calls, nor to anyone else. Privacy is not an alternate mode, it is how the signal works. In all your messages, all your calls, forever, they convey on the official page of the platform. They also insist that there is no advertisement, no vendor, no affiliates.