WhatsApp recently announced changes to its policy and terms of service, indicating that user data would be shared with its parent company, Facebook. The firm has made it mandatory for the users to accept its policy and terms of service else their accounts will be deleted. ALSO READ | Time To Move On From WhatsApp To Signal? 5 Reasons Why You Should Download This Messaging App
With rising concerns over users’ data privacy, there has been buzz about switching to other apps. Given the timing, the popularity of other messaging applications such as Signal or Telegram rose with both services adding new users in huge numbers.
For obvious reasons, the netizens are enjoying the tiff. Telegram’s pointed dig has garnered over 2.5 lakh ‘likes’ and over 63,000 retweets.