WhatsApp’s Twitter account used the upset nightclub girl meme to point out that Telegram users didn’t know the service wasn’t end-to-end encryption by default, which is true. It points out that WhatsApp’s iCloud and Google Drive backups are not end-to-end encrypted (in the works) .This has been reported to have leaked WhatsApp chats in the past.
. @ WhatsApp our users know how things work and there are open source apps to prove you … talk to screenshots 🤚 it says you are lying. pic.twitter.com/aSUotBGWh0
– Telegram Messenger (@telegram) May 15, 2021
Telegram also took the opportunity to congratulate how its app is open source and supports iterate builds. It’s been a few days since Telegram has been on fire and WhatsApp has not responded – unsurprisingly, these facts can’t be refuted.