• Instant Messaging Apps: How Private Are They & What Alternatives Are There?

    14 days ago - By Privacy Online

    Instant secure communication is a basic expectation in the 21st century. It's a way of keeping in touch with friends, family, work colleagues, and casual drinking buddies - without the formality of email, and with an easily accessible record of what was said.
    And because communication takes place over the internet, it is, for all intents and purposes, free - unlike SMS and MMS , which often involve expensive fees for sending and receiving messages.
    Having just endured another isolated Christmas dinner , I have never been more grateful for instant messaging apps. The images of turkeys...
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