I have been a user of Telegram for over 5 years now, and I have to admit that the main reason I don’t use it exclusively is because most of my friends and family are on WhatsApp.

I much prefer the Telegram application, along with its Desktop and Web Apps, to WhatsApp; simply because they always have features before WhatsApp does, and the app is vastly more simple to use, but even I didn’t understand just how insecure the application was.

In this blog article the founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov, discusses the latest security debacle surrounding WhatsApp and why it will never be secure