Millions Are Downloading Signal And Telegram, Though WhatsApp Is Still Clocking Many More Downloads
Signal (left) and Telegram are clocking millions of downloads as users attempt to switch from the Facebook-owned WhatsApp (Image: News18 / Screenshots: Signal and Telegram)
The Signal app has climbed to the top of the charts on the Apple App Store for the iPhone in many countries including India and is hovering close to the top on the Google Play Store for Android phones too. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla has confirmed that he will be investing more in Signal.
- Last Updated: January 12, 2021, 13:21 IST
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A few hours ago, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and a very vocal supporter of the privacy focused instant messaging app Signal, confirmed that he will be investing further in the app. In response to a tweet by Alexander Sibert (@alexandersibert) who is the CEO of an ecommerce business, Musk confirmed that he will invest again in the Signal app. “@elonmusk should invest into @signalapp for make it more popular, stable and better UX. Maybe Signal used later in every Tesla car and SpaceX project,” he tweeted. Elon Musk replied, “Already donated to Signal a year ago. Will donate more.”
The Signal app has climbed to the top of the charts on the Apple App Store for the iPhone in many countries including India and is hovering close to the top on the Google Play Store for Android phones too—surprisingly in India, it is the third most popular free app after MX TakaTak short video app and SnackVideo.