WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram vs Facebook: What data do they have about you?

WhatsApp vs Signal vs Telegram vs Facebook: What data do they have about you?

Over the past week or so, we’ve seen a lot of chatter about people switching their messaging system from WhatsApp to Signal as a result of the ramifications of the change in their privacy policy. People were worried that WhatsApp would start transferring data to its parent company Facebook.

Is gone Later clarification, But the damage was done.

But what data do these apps have about you? This appears to be a good place to start when comparing services.

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Thankfully, Apple has made that easier for us by requiring companies to post their privacy policies and to explain what they do with your data.

So, let’s take a look at the information this gives us on WhatsApp, Signal, and Telegram. And for a bit of perspective, let’s also take a look at Facebook.

The WhatsApp

Data associated with you – the following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

Developer advertisement or marketing

Identifiers

Usage data

Analytics

Purchases

Your site

contact information

User Content

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Personalize the product

User Content

Application functions

Purchases

Financial information

Your site

contact information

  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number

Contacts

User Content

  • Customer support
  • Other User Content

Identifiers

Usage data

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other purposes

contact information

Identifiers

Usage data

Signal

Data not related to you: The following data, which may be collected but not linked to your identity, may be used for the following purposes:

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Application functions

contact information

cable

Data associated with you – the following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

Application functions

contact information

Contacts

Identifiers

The social networking site Facebook

Data used to track you – The following data can be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

Other data

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number

Identifiers

Data associated with you – the following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

Third-party ads

Purchases

Financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Pictures or videos
  • Playing content
  • Other User Content

Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

Developer advertisement or marketing

Purchases

Financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Pictures or videos
  • Playing content
  • Other User Content

Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

Analytics

Health and fitness

Purchases

Financial information

  • payment information
  • Other financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Pictures or videos
  • Voice data
  • Playing content
  • Customer support
  • Other User Content
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Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

Sensitive information

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

Personalize the product

Purchases

Financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Pictures or videos
  • Playing content
  • Other User Content

Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

Sensitive information

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

Application functions

Health and fitness

Purchases

Financial information

  • payment information
  • Credit information
  • Other financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Emails or text messages
  • Pictures or videos
  • Voice data
  • Playing content
  • Customer support
  • Other User Content

Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

Sensitive information

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

Other purposes

Purchases

Financial information

Your site

  • Exact location
  • Approximate location

contact information

  • Actual address
  • E-mail address
  • Noun
  • Telephone number
  • Other user contact information

Contacts

User Content

  • Pictures or videos
  • Playing content
  • Customer support
  • Other User Content

Search history

Browsing history

Identifiers

Usage data

  • Product interaction
  • Advertising data
  • Other usage data

The diagnosis

  • Crash data
  • Performance data
  • Other diagnostic data

Other data

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