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Step-by-step guides and detailed information on secure messaging apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux.

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Here are some other resources that contain information about online privacy:


Threema: Why you should care about privacy even if you have “nothing to hide”
Private Messages Are The New (Old) Social Network
Privacy is not just a personal matter

About Google:

Google Screenwise: An Unwise Trade of All Your Privacy for Cash
AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements, like it or not
Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you
How to leave Google behind: Quick guide to take back your privacy online

About Facebook and WhatsApp:

Facebook Got Caught Phishing For Friends
Apple Slams Facebook for Monitoring App Given to Minors
Everything you need to know about Facebook, Google’s app scandal
No, end-to-end encryption does not prevent Facebook from accessing WhatsApp chats
How WhatsApp Merger With Facebook Messenger Puts Your Privacy At Risk
You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads
Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones


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EFF- Communication with Others (Also EFF messaging scorecard is out of date but still useful)
EFF Surveillence Self-Defense
Secure Messaging Apps Comparison
Marcel Ackermann’s recommendations
Wikipedia- Comparison of IM Clients
Exodus Privacy