- The encrypted messaging service Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, Brian Acton, the executive chairman of the Signal Foundation and cofounder of WhatsApp, predicted.
- Downloads of Signal have skyrocketed since WhatsApp announced it would make users share some personal data with its parent company, Facebook.
- Acton said there was room for both apps. “I have no desire to do all the things that WhatsApp does,” he told TechCrunch.
- He said he expected people to rely on Signal to talk to family and close…