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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