Elon Musk twitted: "Use Signal" after WhatsApp's changing policies

Signal app is experiencing a surge in downloads, it is currently number 1 free app downloads in Apple’s Store.  Some factors skulk behind the surge. This chat-app offers more security, privacy and features than plain text messaging. Moreover the tweet of Elon Musk suggesting on using Signal caused a boast in the downloads.

Facebook had clarified that WhatsApp messages will remain encrypted and personal information like contacts would not be shared with Facebook. However the WhatsApp’s changing policies made Signal popular in the last few days.

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