Elon Musk decided to give people a push they might need in order to switch from a messenger to another by tweeting simply "Use Signal." And people most definitely have been switching according to App Store and Google Play ranks.
Signal is now number one app on both platforms, and there's probably a lot of people that are yet to switch. The non-profit running Signal are certainly trying abuse the fact that they've seemed to catch lightning in a bottle.
They've not announced on Twitter a few new features that will be soon landing on Signal. According to the tweet in a few days you'll get:
- Chat wallpapers!
- About field for your Signal profile
- Animated stickers
- For iOS: Media auto-download settings and full-screen profile photos (to match Android)
Signal added a "Good morning India!" at the end of the tweet which might mean that the rollout will start from India. It's a little unclear, here's the tweet:
Here's a sneak peek at some new Signal features that will start rolling out in a few days:-- Signal (@signalapp) January 12, 2021
• Chat wallpapers!
• About field for your Signal profile
• Animated stickers
• For iOS: Media auto-download settings and full-screen profile photos (to match Android)
Good morning 🇮🇳! pic.twitter.com/KEAbhMswRI
Written by: Matti Vähäkainu @ 13 Jan 2021 16:14