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Overloaded Signal faces tech glitch as downloads surge


Bengaluru: Signal confronted technical difficulties over the weekend because it handled a flood of recent customers who have been upset with greater rival WhatsApp’s new privateness coverage. The service was restored early on Sunday India time.

Sign has seen a surge in downloads within the final two weeks after WhatsApp unveiled a brand new privateness coverage that allowed the messaging app to share extra consumer knowledge with guardian Fb and its group firms.

“Like an underdog going by a coaching montage, we’ve realized rather a lot since yesterday — and we did it collectively,” Sign stated in a tweet.

It added that Sign customers may see errors in some chats as a facet impact to the outage, however will probably be resolved within the subsequent replace of the app. It clarified that the error doesn’t have an effect on the consumer’s chat safety.

Aruna Tougher, COO, Sign Messenger, stated the corporate has been including new servers and further capability at a report tempo each single day this week however had exceeded even their most optimistic projections.

Final week, Sign beat not solely WhatsApp but additionally Fb and Instagram in weekly India downloads.

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