Many users are now switching to the privacy-focused messaging app, Signal, over WhatsApp’s privacy concern, and as a result it became the top free app on App Store in India, and more countries. It all started after Tesla and SpaceX CEO publicly endorsed the app urging all to use it.
Look at what you’ve done. 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/0YuqyZXtgP
— Signal (@signalapp) January 8, 2021
Following WhatsApp’s announcement, alternative messaging apps are seeing a sudden increase in demand. More than 100,000 users installed Signal across the app stores of Apple and Google in the last two days, while Telegram picked up nearly 2.2 million downloads, according to data analytics firm Sensor Tower, Reuters reported.
Now, people are sharing jokes and memes as they migrate to Signal from WhatsApp, poking fun at the latter.
Use traffic #Signal It’s safer.
— Nagpur City Police (@NagpurPolice) January 9, 2021
She gave me her whatsapp number without asking , is it any kind of signal ?
— Hunटरर ♂🥳 (@nickhunterr) January 9, 2021
Due To New Update of WhatsApp. !
— Malika-E-Awadh زہرا (@zehraavadh) January 9, 2021
— TamilComedyGIFs (@tamilcomedygifs) January 9, 2021
— Asutosh Biswal (@Asutosh30520435) January 9, 2021
— Rehaan 🔰 (@sarcastiqlonda) January 9, 2021
— Towfeeq Naik (@naiktowfeq) January 9, 2021
— Mouse🐭🐭✨✨ (@KrisUndre) January 9, 2021
— SaiGanesh R (@Sai_Ganesh_R) January 9, 2021
— Vishal Westside ! (@tweetovish) January 9, 2021
See full pic** pic.twitter.com/Fztc3GyeAv
— Kriiitikaa // 💃 (@kitkat_stan) January 8, 2021
— Himanshu Gupta (@HimmyReviewRoom) January 8, 2021
— Mj Thakur (@mjwillmakeit) January 8, 2021
— Harsoda preet (@preetharsoda) January 8, 2021