Known as one of the most secure messaging applications, Signal has been serving in the field of encrypted messaging for nine years . Since its launch, the brand face of the app has been founding CEO Moxie Marlinspike . But the future of the practice may also have changed, with Marlinspike announcing that he will step down as CEO in January. Having difficulties in finding financial resources , Signal will now offer its services for a fee .
Meredith Whitetake , who is expected to lead the firm , said: “It is of paramount importance to guide Signal’s strategy, ensure our financial sustainability, and sharpen and broaden Signal’s public communications.” commented. Speaking to the Washington Post about internal changes, Whitetake stated that it is possible to switch to a paid membership system to ensure financial stability.
Paid Subscription Trend in Technology Companies!
So far, many technology companies, from social media to messaging applications, have activated paid subscription systems. One of the most well-known at the moment are Telegram Premium and Twitter Blue paid subscription services. Users who purchase these subscriptions can have unique in-app features for a certain fee. New Signal manager Meredith Whitetake, who thinks they can implement a similar strategy, said that people will not hesitate to pay for this service, arguing that the service they offer is too special and unrivaled.
Signal still stands out as one of the most secure messaging applications, as there are examples such as Telegram stores data on the cloud and Whatsapp can share messages with law enforcement when necessary. There is currently no information on how Signal will launch its planned paid subscription system in the future. However, company executives who want to stop the bad financial situation are thought to be very determined about paid subscription.