Signal back up after outage

Signal back up after outage


Signal said on Saturday that the day after the app encountered technical difficulties, the app had encountered a proliferation of new users due to a controversial privacy policy change announced by the competitor’s text messaging app WhatsApp, so it has been restored Service.

Signal has seen a rise in downloads following a change in WhatsApp’s privacy terms, which required WhatsApp users to share their data with both Facebook Inc and Instagram.

Signal users might see errors in some chats as a side effect to the outage, but will be resolved in the next update of the app, the company said in a tweet.

The company added that the error will not affect the security of the chat.

The Silicon Valley-based non-profit organization Signal Foundation was established in February 2018 and was co-founded by Brian Acton. The foundation was co-founded by WhatsApp, which was later sold to Facebook and provided $50 million Initial funding.

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