Monthly Archives: May 2021

Why You Should Switch to Using Private Messengers

Data is the new oil. Without proper tools or strategies for making a profit out of it, it is pretty much useless. However, for global corporations, that’s not an issue. Collecting data from their users or buying it off from third-party services is a license to print money. The easiest way to obtain this data is via social media and messenger apps.

Some of the world’s most popular messengers like WhatsApp insist on implementing end-to-end encryption to protect users’ messages, but they end up storing them unencrypted in reality. And choosing to back up your message history (that goes directly to iCloud) means giving the green light to governments to take a look at them whenever the necessity arises. And that’s only a part of the problem.

WhatsApp is a perfect example of a messenger designed to get the most out of its users. It collects information about your contacts …