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Signal Tries to Expose Facebook’s Garbage Ad Collecting Practices, Gets Banned

Signal We all know that Facebook collects user data for targeted advertising, but just how specific is that data? A new Instagram ad campaign by…

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Signal’s response to FBI’s grand jury subpoena for user data is basically “You get nothing. You lose. Good day, sir”

Signal, the popular messaging service with end-to-end encryption, stores precious little user data — “Unix timestamps for when each account was created and the date…

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How to Sign up for Signal or Telegram Anonymously

Secure messaging apps like Signal and Telegram go the extra mile to protect your privacy and secure your conversations. But what if you want to…

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How to Send Disappearing Messages in Signal

Don’t want your messages sent through Signal to remain on someone’s phone? You can use the Disappearing Messages feature to automatically delete all messages in…

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How to Make Your Signal Chats as Secure as Possible

Signal secures all your conversations with end-to-end encryption, offering more privacy and security than your average chat app. But Signal offers some other useful security…

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How to Delete Your Signal Account

Signal is one of the few popular messaging apps that offer end-to-end encryption. While the service is great, it might not be for everyone. If…

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9 Signal Features You Should Start Using If You Just Switched from WhatsApp

In the wake of WhatsApp’s recent privacy policy change announcement, record numbers of disgruntled users have opted to switch to alternative apps. If you recently…

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A glimpse at the messy future of Signal, the popular encrypted messaging app

In the wake of the Great Parler Ban of 2021, the popular encrypted messaging app Signal managed to double its users from 20 million to…

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How to Install Signal Desktop on Linux

Signal is the privacy-focused smartphone messaging app everyone seems to be using. You can also use Signal on a Windows PC, Mac—or Linux computer. It’s…

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How to Make Signal Your Default SMS Messaging App on Android

Signal is a popular privacy-focused, encrypted messaging app. It’s an alternative to WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, and others. There’s a lot to like about the…

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Signal is down as rush of new users swamps secure messaging service

Secure messaging service Signal is down this morning, with users reporting an inability to log into their account and check their encrypted messages. The company…

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The 5 Best Alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp has become ubiquitous with mobile messaging, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re suffering from WhatsApp fatigue or you don’t like the privacy issues…

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What Is Signal, and Why Is Everyone Using It?

Signal is a secure encrypted messaging app. Think of it as a more private alternative to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, iMessage, and SMS. Here’s why…

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How to Turn Off Typing Indicators in Signal (or Turn Them On)

Typing indicators allow you to see when someone you’re communicating with is typing a text message to you. If they’re a slow typer, though, you…

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How to Stop Signal From Telling You When Your Contacts Join

When someone in your contacts signs up for Signal, you’ll see a message saying that person joined Signal. Now you know you can contact them…

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Hong Kong downloads of Signal surge as residents fear crackdown

Enlarge (credit: d3sign / Getty) The secure chat app Signal has become the most downloaded app in Hong Kong on both Apple’s and Google’s app…

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Signal’s Proving Why It’s The Protestor’s App Of Choice

To put it bluntly, there are plenty of folks with good reason to be scared right now. As more and more of us continue to…

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