Unique Public and Private Key PairFor protecting messages from unsolicited viers, a decentralized messenger should have a feature for generating two keys to protect the correspondence from prying eyes. It's a primary feature for outside content protection and is used by many decentralized apps, for example, Cyphr.
Ability to Communicate in GroupsNot all users are looking for the ability to have private conversations between two parties. So the ability to have a group conversation is an essential feature for decentralized messengers. With privacy being a priority, most existing apps are limiting the number of participants in group chats. For example, the Wickr app has a ten contact limit for one group chat.
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Synchronization with the Tor NetworkSynchronization with the Tor Network provides a layer of security for messaging and enables the creation of new accounts on public XMPP servers. Tor is also helping to bypass restrictive firewalls, for example, in the Chatsecure messaging application.
Sharing and Receiving Images, Files and VoisemassegesCommunication in messenger isn't complete without graphic elements. And it's also true for decentralized messaging apps. For example, in the Tox messaging app, you can even securely make and receive voice calls.
Low Battery impactYou can't forget to make everything for a low impact on the battery life of the user devices. It's crucial to create not only a safe application but to ensure that the device will not die too soon because of overworking,
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