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The Major Differences Between Signal & Telegram

What to keep in mind if you're thinking about switching from WhatsApp.

The Major Differences Between Signal & Telegram
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Many folks are switching to Signal and Telegram messaging apps after WhatsApp released an updated terms of service agreement regarding how data is shared with its parent company Facebook. Wondering how Signal and Telegram are different from WhatsApp? Here's what you need to know.

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Elon Musk gave Signal a boost in a tweet on Jan. 7, just days after Whatsapp released its new privacy policy. The messaging app has also been endorsed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.