Just deleted my #whatsapp account.
I had announced this move weeks ago, mentioning I would be available via the usual channels (phone, email, etc.) and also via #matrix. That's it. No preaching, no convincing, no expectations.
To my surprise, more than 10% of the 100+ contacts I notified, downloaded #element and all my "important" contacts are now on Matrix!
@iooioio That's great news. I think I'm going to delete my WhatsApp today too. I did send out the notification but haven't followed through
@iooioio Signal can be really handy as a second chatting App for those who are less techincal. I like Matrix/Element more and also XMPP but Signal is just unbeatable when it comes to ease of use.
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