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WHATSAPP ALTERNATIVES:

TIPS AND LINKS FOR A SAFE SWITCH

WhatsApp has postponed the change of its privacy policy from February to May 2021 after massive criticism, but we still advise everyone to think about alternatives. To help you make the switch, we have put together some information on other messenger services as well as links to download them. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Telegram

(free of charge and very common)

Download links:

Signal

(free, better encrypted than Telegram and meanwhile also very widespread*, but not DSGVO-compliant due to server locations)

Download links:

Threema

(costs three to four euros depending on the system, anonymous, one of the most secure services alongside Signal, DSGVO-compliant)

Download-Links:

A comparison of all the messenger services mentioned above in terms of security and data protection can be found here.

*Signal is also used by Edward Snowden and he is - quote " ...not dead yet."

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