Would this be the secured one than the others?
Signal: arises as WhatsApp takes its toll by mandating users to agree with the new agreement. Would this be the one to defeat the messaging channels? Well, before that we have to get to know more about the Signal app.
Signal: What is this?
This app is what the users are talking about now for this the suggested alternative secure encrypted messaging app. Alternative to Facebook Messenger, iMessage, SMS, Skype, and Whatsapp. This application is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android. As for desktop, the app can be downloaded for Mac, Linux, and Windows.
For a user to join, they just need to use their phone number for free. Following this, a user can now exchange photos, voice calls, video calls, and even file transfers. This can happen if both receiving and sending parties installed the app. The good thing about this application is that it is owned by a Non- profit organization and funded by donations. This means that they are not aiming to earn money from it. But can offer users the end-to-end encryption, which means that it cannot be monitored.
Signal is initially designed to remove SMS permanently from any smartphones. Once you install this app, it will automatically ask for access to your contacts. By then, it scans your contacts that also have the application. A user can also navigate through his contact to look for mutual Signal users as well.
How To Use Signal: Creating A Group Chat
While person to person messaging is very important, so are group messages. These eliminate the need for users to send the same message all over again to different people on several occasions. Creating a group chat on Signal is very important and also very simple to do. With WhatsApp forcing its users to share data with Facebook, Signal could be a good alternative.
Signal can be used for official business like say a corporate group chat for people in the same department, or for the boss to send announcements to the group. This can also be used by friends when sending secret messages that shouldn’t be shared with other people. There are many ways for Signal to be used.