Guys, If you want to respect your privacy please switch to Signal messenger. https://signal.org/ It respects your privacy, & is run by folks who support #foss, its free and did I mention that It is not run by some mega corporation. Its run by a Not for Profit organization.
Apk Link: https://signal.org/android/apk/
But they do need to know your phone number to register, which I always find a bit suspicious!
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!