I’m the founder and CEO at OneRep, the only fully automated platform that removes public records from the Internet to help people restore their privacy. I have been building online businesses for more than 10 years as an executive, entrepreneur and investor. My former ventures include marketplaces for legal and medical services, a travel planning application and other projects.
Consumers should be aware that no messaging app is 100% safe. Any app can expose user data in a security breach. Always keep in mind that everything you opt to share inside your messenger or through it—including your name, phone number, email address and even your location—can be leaked and turn up where you least expect it. Do you trust the app provider enough to share this data with them?