If this sounds shillish, too bad. I'm bringing this up because I really think this is something that L1 would be interested in.
I know a decent amount of the active users here also use our discord server. Discord is great, I use it and will continue to do so. But Wire has something that Discord doesn't, privacy. Yes, I, a person who uses Windows 10, has a smartphone, and lives in the United States, think that privacy matters even though it looks like I don't really care.
For those of you who are a bit more tinfoil hat than I, we're talking end-to-end encryption with servers based in Germany managed by a Swiss company.
stuff like this \/\/\/
I have this installed on 3 computers and a phone
Alright here's the shill part
Being funded by an investment firm called Iconical.
all the platforms
iOS. Android. Windows. Mac. Linux. Web.
made by OG skype devs
not some shite beta experiment
ffs heres the screen grab
In March 2016, Wire Executive Chairman Janus Friis told Bloomberg that the company will "never create an advertising-based business model", but "might charge for certain premium services in the future"
honestly I wouldnt mind if they charged for this.
Right now imo the mobile app is far superior to the desktop although I cant speak for the linux version
mobile has dark mode, not desktop
making and uploading videos, gifs, and pics straight into the chat
and all the usual, YT links, imgur stuff, etc