So, as for today: Got rid of #WhatsApp. Shut down my #Facebook account for now and announced deletion the next months. Removed #Instagram app in order to use it only in a privacy-enforcing browser, not the mobile app anymore. And am thoroughly torn about that: I know why I do that, yet in most cases it's about leaving people behind, and I thoroughly hate having to make a decision that turns "for privacy" into "against people and contacts". This is all just utterly broken.
@ademalsasa Thanks. Well ... I've been looking into #jami more than just once in a while, but at the moment getting people off #WhatsApp seems a challenge in itself. Right now we ended up with #Threema and #Signal for "private" communication and #Telegram for "private public" stuff (yes I know...). I again and again experience that, for most users, this is way too overwhelming and to hard to dig through.
@z428 wow, I am glad to find a fellow Telegram user once again! I am using Telegram as my main messenger, my Friend. I teach online my computer course using Telegram for my Indonesia folks.
@ademalsasa Well, Telegram's still somewhat popular in my environment, for some reasons worse (a lot of strange people, conspiracy theorists, ... seem to gather there) and better (seems of all these messengers nowadays it's the one with by far the best desktop client). In some way, it seems "better" as WhatsApp at least knowing data stored in there will not end up at Facebook. 😐
@z428 ah, and, this is I just posted a new fun poll https://floss.social/@ademalsasa/105587887622215525 hopefully you find it fun!
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