Facebook leaked data reveals even Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal

According to reports, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal and doesn’t trust his own company. Due to the Facebook leaked data involving 533 million Facebook users from around 106 countries, Zuckerberg’s little secret is no longer a secret. Zuckerberg was one of the affected users, whose contact number, First name and Last name, address, date of birth, and Facebook user ID were leaked in a data breach on April 03. A security expert quickly discovered that Zuckerberg was very active on WhatsApp’s competitor, Signal. The security expert posted Zuckerberg’s phone number on Twitter for confirmation.

Signal has now praised the Facebook CEO for using the instant messaging app. Signal responded to the report on Twitter: “As the deadline for accepting WhatsApp’s terms of service approaches on May 15, Mark leads by example.” For those who are not familiar with it, WhatsApp is ready for new terms of service and privacy policy to release on May 15.

Signal got Popularity from the news that Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal:

Mark Zuckerberg is on Signal. Yes, this is the news. A security researcher named Dave Walker posted a phone number of Zuckerberg from Facebook leaked data on Twitter. It confirmed that Facebook CEO Mark and the owner of WhatsApp, Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal.

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Interestingly, Signal became famous overnight after being considered more secure than Hasp in terms of its privacy policy. After Facebook’s own messaging app informed users of its privacy policy and terms of service through in-app notifications, many WhatsApp users migrated to Signal. WhatsApp had mentioned the deadline of February 8 to accept its privacy policy. This caused many loyal users to oppose the messaging app, and they soon found an alternative on Telegram. Signal believed that WhatsApp would share your private information with its parent company Facebook.

However, after losing a large number of users, WhatsApp had to postpone its deadline until May 15. WhatsApp introduced many activities to explain its new privacy policy to users to gain their trust back. WhatsApp also ensures that the chat is end-to-end encrypted and that nobody can access your chat. Now it is confirmed that WhatsApp will release a new update on May 15. Without accepting the news privacy policy, users will unable to use the messaging app.

Article Source: India Today

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