The MOST Private Messaging Apps

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Seeing as we do a huge amount of our communicating via messaging services these days, it’s important to know what information we giving out, and to whom.

There are many messaging apps that bill themselves as being “private”, but which ones actually are?

We dig into Whatsapp, iMessage, Telegram, Signal, Session, Threema, Wire, and Matrix to tell you what’s what.

Written by Reuben Yap, C. Edward Kelso, and Naomi Brockwell

Special thanks to Kieran Mesquita and Andy for their help with research

Edited by Lee Rennie

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