The world's most assured messaging app Signal is preparing to compete with WhatsApp, and Moxie Marlinspike, the creator of the app, said: Signal will go through many changes after it has been updated to make encrypted communication easy so that anyone can use it.
Matthew Rosenfeld, known as Moxie Marlinspike, counts as an American procedure pioneer, coding and protection specialist, computer security inspector, Signal's innovator, and Signal co-founder.
WhatsApp is still the preferred messaging approach for the group of users, with more than two billion users, but many are looking for alternatives in the presence of the rise of concerns surrounding Facebook owning it (although the WHats App is trying to encode and protect).
Signal is internationally referred to as one of the most important messaging apps peacefully, and it is trusted by security professionals around the world, but the support user numbers are dwindling in the face of popular options such as the WHats App, Messenger or Telegram.
The primary users of the app were the cybersecurity geeks, feature specialists, and activists, just as the developers ’attention was functionally focused on making the app usable for ordinary users.
Brian Acton, one of the founders of WHats App, invested 50 million dollars in the Signal project in 2018, and Acton later became part of Signal, and is the CEO of the nonprofit.
Acton said: "Signal will try to reach a user base of up to one billion users by simplifying the user front side, and making it more interactive with respect to the general public."
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Developers are now focusing on making the application easy to use only, such as Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, and in 2016 Signal had a user base of two million, and it has doubled almost 5 times over the previous number.
It includes the three most recent developments in Signal issued in the past two months in support of iPads, the feature of disappearing images after viewing, and customizable stickers, and according to the latest publicity, the messaging implementation will have a distinct system of its own type for group messaging.
The issue of adding a preference to Signal is a complex process, and this is given the aspiration controls imposed by the application, as an example of this, adding stickers to the Signal messaging implementation is not the same as any newer messaging performance, as the application uses encrypted sticker packages so that users can send them safely and securely. Unknown.
And the modern group preference in Signal allows the admin to add or delete any member, and the server will not get any data about group members, and the application that has been granted administrators must be able to add and remove members without the application servers having knowledge of the members of this group.
The application combines many features that compete with the features of other messaging applications, as it sends images and video clips that disappear after viewing, posters, and action responses to correspondence via expressive patterns, just as the public notification has been made that the application will try to provide assistance to store details of destinations Encrypted communication in the cloud.