This is why Signal is a better option to WhatsApp - Say Hello To Privacy.
Signal is a non profit organisation that started in 2014. It runs on donations, not data.
Signal is safer than WhatsApp as even UK politicians made the switch for privacy.
Signal isn't backed by ads or user data, unlike WhatsApp which is it's business model.
Signal's code is visible to anyone.
WhatsApp on the other hand.
WhatsApp is owned by facebook, which is known for user data mining which means personal info is not private.
WhatsApp in partnership with Facebook can help advertisers target users based on their data.
WhatsApp works for money, not for the users.
it's popular, but is no longer up to 2021 standards.