Signal won't replace WhatsApp, people will use both: Brian Acton - Business Insider

Signal won't replace WhatsApp, people will use both: Brian Acton - Business Insider

• The encrypted messaging service Signal won't replace WhatsApp, Brian Acton, the executive chairman of the Signal Foundation and cofounder of WhatsApp, predicted. • Downloads of Signal have skyrocketed since WhatsApp announced it would make users share some personal data with its parent company, Facebook. • Acton said there was room for both apps. "I have no desire to do all the things that WhatsApp does," he told TechCrunch. • He said he expected people to rely on Signal to talk to family and close friends while continuing to talk to other people via WhatsApp. • Acton cofounded WhatsApp and …
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