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Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, the WhatsApp cofounder who chairs the Signal Foundation says. Instead, people will use the 2 services for different conversations. – Business Insider Australia

Downloads of the encrypted messaging app Signal have skyrocketed since WhatsApp, a rival service, announced it would make users share some personal data with its…

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  • 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…

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