Facebook Messenger Alternatives for Linux
Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.
- - Signal is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to Facebook Messenger.
- - Signal is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Facebook Messenger.
Comments about Signal as a Alternative to Facebook Messenger
It respects your privacy.1
Private. Open. Secure. etc.1
Again both parties have to have the app as they just dropped SMS1
I like Signal because it allows me to message people without having to worry about my data being sold1
It's the most secure messaging app out there. Unlike messenger it doesn't rely on personal tracking and ad funding, but is backed by a non-profit.9
Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.
- - Telegram is the most popular Web-based & Android Tablet alternative to Facebook Messenger.
Comments about Telegram as a Alternative to Facebook Messenger
It's tidy, you want to search a link, a picture, a video : with messenger good luck, with telegram it's all organized.0
backed by a non profit (compared to fb's reliance on ad dollars)0
Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.
- - Element is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Facebook Messenger.
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Discord is a versatile communication platform that supports text, voice, and video interactions, offering organized servers for topic-focused discussions, customizable moderation tools, and low latency technology for smooth conversation and content sharing.
Skype is the most popular free voice-over IP and instant messaging service globally. It allows users to text, video and voice call over the internet. Users can also call landlines and mobiles at competitive rates using Skype credit, premium accounts and subscriptions.
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Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log into accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on XMPP and sitting in an IRC channel at the same time.
With the rise of widespread government monitoring programs, Tox is an easy to use application that allows you to connect with friends and loved ones without anyone else listening in.
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Jami (formerly GNU Ring, SFLphone) positions itself as a potential free Skype replacement
Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption.
- - Wire is the most popular SaaS alternative to Facebook Messenger.
Comments about Wire as a Alternative to Facebook Messenger
It's secure. It doesn't spy on you. It makes money from enterprise customers, no shady business.0
It supports multiple apps, and has rich chat features and group chats-2