Nobody ever invited Big Tech to join a group chat, but they still hang around and know what's going on.

Signal knows nothing. Private groups protect your group names, group membership, group messages, and even the group avatar with end-to-end encryption.

signal.org/blog/signal-private

Big Tech knows who your contacts are. Here at Signal, we know nothing.

Signal technology like Private Contact Discovery keeps your address book far away from our address.

signal.org/blog/private-contac

The latest Signal betas are rolling out today! If you're a beta tester in the UK, you can also help us test payments in Signal: signal.org/blog/help-us-test-p

About an hour ago, some Signal users experienced delays sending and receiving messages. One small cluster of servers got confused and thought that Sunday was a day of rest for them too. We apologize for the brief inconvenience while everything automatically recovered.

"We work with Facebook to offer new products and services..." — WhatsApp (2021)

"Yeah, but your [data] scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn't stop to think if they should." — Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park (1993)

Signal registrations are through the roof; welcome everyone! Solidarity to the folks working on the WhatsApp outage. People outside of the tech industry will never understand how weird it sounds when someone says that they are "looking forward to some weekend downtime.

As a nonprofit organization, we depend on your support. If you've been patiently waiting for Signal to accept cryptocurrency donations, you no longer need to hodl back your generosity.

signal.org/donate/#cryptocurre

As an interim solution to help people in Iran get connected again, we've added support in Signal for a simple TLS proxy that is easy to set up, can be used to bypass the network block, and will securely route traffic to the Signal service.

signal.org/blog/help-iran-reco

We've discovered that @tecnomobile devices (some of the most popular phones in Africa) enable notifications for @Facebook apps like @WhatsApp, but block Signal notifications by default. Privacy should be the default.

@TecnoMobileGH @TECNOMobileNG @TECNOMobile254 @TECNOMobileUG

twitter.com/twicextall/status/

Please reach out to @tecnomobile to help resolve the issue by letting Signal run by default. In the meantime, affected Signal users can open the "Phone Master" app, tap on the "Toolbox" tab, tap "Auto-start Management", and enable the setting for Signal.

If you see the shadow of looming advertisements in your current messaging app, make an early Spring to something better.

January just ended, but if one of your New Year's Resolutions was to break up with Facebook there is still plenty of time.

Tell your friends what's going on or share something new "About" yourself in your Signal Profile. Now available in Signal 5.3 for Android and iOS.

You have more followers than you think, but Signal is different. It's built for you even though we know nothing about you.

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It's International ! We wanted to launch a global marketing campaign to talk about data privacy — but like every other day, we don't monetize personal data. So here it is. It's this billboard. The cheapest billboard in the USA. It's in Albuquerque.

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Chat wallpapers have arrived! Customize wallpapers for each of your chats or just set a default background for everyone if your patience is wallpaper thin. Now available in Signal 5.3 for Android and iOS.

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