WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

SAN FRANCISCO: WhatsApp has postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms

Elon Musk urges users to use Signal app after WhatsApp’s new policy

NEW YORK: Tech giant Elon Musk has urged users to use the Signal app after WhatsApp’s new policy was announced. Taking to Twitter, the Tesla owner recommended his followers to use the messenger app ‘Signal’. Use Signal — Elon Musk