Technology offers us several benefits, but it has its drawbacks as well. Nowadays our privacy is more vulnerable than ever. There have been numerous data breach scandals including some with popular websites such as Facebook.
During these times it is very important to learn how to protect our own personal data. There are many threats out there, from companies and government officials to cybercriminals. Secret chat apps can help you keep your messages private. Today we are going to share with you a list of secret messaging apps. They all come with end-to-end encryption so that your chats are safe.
Viber is slowly becoming one of the most popular messaging apps. There are more than 1 billion users from all over the world, so there is a big chance that your friends use it. The app is available for free and it comes with plenty of features. Viber also allows you to create secret chats that come with a self destruct option.
This app comes with all the basic functions that you could need from a messaging application. KakaoTalk allows you to send messages, video notes, videos, photos and locations. The app is available for free and it works on both iOS and Android devices.
The app also has many Kakao mobile games. Another great feature of KakaoTalk is the fact that you can do other things during your calls such as texting. It is also possible to schedule appointments with reminders.
Dust doesn’t store conversations which makes it one of the safest apps out there. More than that, your messages are encrypted so that no one can access them. There is also an option that allows you to delete your messages completely. Messages are automatically deleted after 24 hours and you will receive a notification if an user takes a screenshot.
Wire is a perfect fit for businesses as it has the option to log in with multiple accounts. Wire also offers end-to-end encryption and it also comes with secure file sharing. Both voice and video calls are supported.
Telegram could be one of the most promising apps on this list. The app is incredibly fast and it already has 200 million active users. Telegram comes with a couple of unique features. For instance you can access your messages from any device in real time. This means that you could start writing a message on your laptop and finish it on your phone.
Telegram also comes with support for multiple accounts. The app also offers editing tools for photos and videos. On Telegram users are able to create group chats that contain up to 100,000 members. It is also possible to share large files and most types are accepted.
Threema can be used anonymously and it allows users to make even end-to-end encrypted voice calls. Threema allows you to share pictures, videos and locations and it also comes with a web version for desktop.
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