vs vs : 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

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.

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@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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