All these (ad)ons always take priority over performance.

  • @01011
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    439 months ago

    Whatsapp turning into WeChat should make Signal and Threema look even better.

    • @PlutoniumAcid@lemmy.world
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      299 months ago

      If only people cared. Sadly, they don’t.

      Source: am one of probably three people in the country that refuse to use Meta CRAPWARE. And thus, very lonely.

      • @01011
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        9 months ago

        Some folk do. I’ve managed to convince at least 10 of my friends and family to install Signal and/or Threema.

        • HidingCat
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          49 months ago

          It’s not just friends; I cannot do my work in my past three jobs without WhatsApp, because that’s how ingrained it is. And they were varied jobs too.

          Client interactions? WhatsApp
          External stakeholders? WhatsApp
          Public enquiries? WhatsApp

          No WhatsApp, no job, no income. That’s how ingrained it is.

        • Dariusmiles2123
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          29 months ago

          Me too and we’re very happy with it.

          Even my employer is making us only use Threema work.

    • @Vub@lemmy.world
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      59 months ago

      Do you think 99% of the grannies and non-techies care? I support Signal and use it myself to communicate (with the 2-3 other people that use it…), but it’s not comparable with WhatsApp or Telegram which everyone has. It’s shitty but it’s reality. People even use Facebook Messenger over Signal.

      Threema at 6€ is not really a good option for anyone anymore, a least not over Signal. Also they had an encryption obfuscation problem recently, read the longer comments at the bottom here and decide for yourself:

      https://reddit.com/r/privacy/s/edgSH00aCu

      • @01011
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        59 months ago

        I know people who prefer Threema simply because they know what their revenue model is. Everyday I find that another person in my contacts has joined Signal. I don’t communicate with too many grannies besides my own two, both of whom have Signal installed on their phones ftr. My circle clearly isn’t your circle.