#WhatsApp vs #Telegram vs #Signal: A Detailed Comparison of Features and Privacy
This article does an okay job in describing the differences between the 3 services.
He did miss that Telegram does let you see the source code https://telegram.org/apps#source-code
As long as Facebook owns WhatsApp it's no longer a viable option. IMHO. Telegram is feature rich and encrypted. Signal has less features but is very encrypted.
I use both but prefer Telegram.
@programwitch I heard somewhere that telegram isn't actually encrypted by default, how true is this?
@robots It has two levels of encryption. It's encrypted to server and end to end. They don't have end to end on by default, its for private chats.
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