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Signal adds encrypted profiles to beta chat app

Signal, the encrypted chat app preferred by the US Senate, has finally launched profiles — but only as part of its latest beta release. You can now add a photo and a display name to make group chats less confusing. But since this is Signal were talking about, its not as straightforward as other apps: your photo and name, like your messages, are end-to-end encrypted.
Your details are uploaded to the apps server, but theyre encrypted using a custom profile key. Signal itse…Read more