Google Drive backup for WhatsApp

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Google Drive backup for WhatsApp isn’t encrypted. It is important for users to understand that, but a report shows that neither WhatsApp nor Google marketed so.

Signal

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WhatsApp recently changed their terms to highlight sharing of access to their parent company Facebook. Signal is a better, privacy-respecting alternative to consider.