Who will replace WhatsApp?
supertxiki last edited by
Unfortunately I had to read in the news today that Facebook bought my beloved WhatsApp messenger. Although Facebook announced that nothing will change for WhatsApp users I still feel uncomfortable as Facebook is now capable of comparing a smartphone's contact details with the account relations within FB. As an alternative I find threema.ch interesting, do you know any other alternatives?
hamilton.jerry last edited by
Here's a link that might offer some answers to your question: http://www.techtipsworld.com/top-5-competitor-apps-whatsapp-2013/3496/
I haven't texted for decades and I never really liked it when I did. But with 450,000,000 users of WhatsApp, I see that many people disagree with me.
ArtH last edited by
As an alternative I find threema.ch interesting, do you know any other alternatives?
Ich benutze nach dieser Pleite auch Threema. Bin total zufrieden damit. Threema ist mehr als eine Alternative zu Whatsapp. ;)
I use also Threema after this defeat. Am totally happy with it. Threema is more than just an alternative to Whatsapp. ;)
Krake last edited by
I wanna ser what will happen to whats before I do anything
supertxiki last edited by
Well, according to Twitter most people seem to switch to Telegram, which is free and looks neat but for some paranoid reason rings my TANSTAAFL-bell.
In Germany people seem to switch to Threema, because major newspapers recommended it (some not even mentioning Telegram etc. - hey, a nice conspiracy theory here..).
And AFK, well, people don't really care :D
Thanks for the link. I think your profile picture pretty well explains why you don't like texting: you're too busy secretly stealing Russian nuclear submarines ;)
Bleibe auch erstmal bei Threema, es ist so schön James-Bond-like.
Too bad for the WhatsApp-guy, he's gonna get fired…
@ozoratsubasa: maybe the best descision
DaJunkie last edited by
Wieso hätte ich WhatsApp trauen sollen? Wieso soll ich nun Threema trauen?
Eine interessante Alternative scheint TextSecure zu sein.
Bing Translation (thought it happens automagically ;) ):
Why would I trust WhatsApp? Why should I trust now Threema?
An interesting alternative seems to be TextSecure.
sgunhouse last edited by
I see from Slashdot that Tor is making their own replacement for WhatsApp. Which is the sum total of my knowledge about either of them
oleg last edited by
So far I've been using Viber
- not open source so you can't be sure it won't be bought by Google/MS/Amazon/whatever…
- it looks nice and is easy to use
- a lot of people I know use it
When there will be a good open source app with encryption (better yet secure p2p) I will switch to it.
PS. (thanks to Krake for suggested alternatives)
Timumba last edited by
I using echat, good messenger with crypto wallet.
Greys0n last edited by
i am using vider
Betinem last edited by
Call me retro, but i' using Skype :D And Groupme, IRC and Telegram. No Whatsapp for me, i never liked or really used it. Gross.
@hamilton-jerry Everything online is a form of texting. You did it by posting in this thread. You do it when you email someone. Nobody is immune to texting! muahahahahaha....
We should all go back to ICQ, which surprisingly still exists.