August 20, 2021

We regret to inform you that Signalboost as it currently exists is shutting down.

Since its inception, serving our users with integrity has been one of Signalboost's most important core values. It's never been easy to be a part of the rapidly changing ecosystem of encrypted messaging, in which the craft of building software and stewarding sensitive data deserves to be handled with resources and care. Despite our best efforts, we've been unable to both sustain ourselves and get the technology to the level of reliability and safety we believe our users deserve. Frankly, we're burnt out!

As of today, the Signalboost service has been permanently shut down and, in the interest of privacy, all user data has been permanently destroyed. We remain deeply inspired by the many innovative ways that thousands of dedicated activists have used this tool to push for a more just world, and we apologize for having to bow out when there is so much important work left to do. Toward that end, we are seeking out a better-resourced, movement-aligned organization to adopt the project. You can check for updates on the status of that effort on this page.

Thank you so much for your support.

✨ 🖤 ✨

The Signalboost Team