This messenger app doesn’t use a phone number to keep your data private

WhatsApp’s privacy policy change earlier this year sparked a huge debate on how much data your messenger is collecting. After this update, plenty of people flocked to Telegram and Signal, ditching the Facebook-owned app. But apart from these two, some niche secure messengers have also come to the fore. One of them is an open-source app called Session, which doesn’t require any email ID or phone number to sign up. Instead, it creates a unique session ID that you can link across devices to keep your messages in sync. To restore your messages on another device, you have to use the…This story continues at The Next Web

This messenger app doesn’t use a phone number to keep your data private

WhatsApp’s privacy policy change earlier this year sparked a huge debate on how much data your messenger is collecting. After this update, plenty of people flocked to Telegram and Signal, ditching the Facebook-owned app. But apart from these two, some niche secure messengers have also come to the fore. One of them is an open-source app called Session, which doesn’t require any email ID or phone number to sign up. Instead, it creates a unique session ID that you can link across devices to keep your messages in sync. To restore your messages on another device, you have to use the…

This story continues at The Next Web