A great deal of Senior chatters have built great friendships and even met up in person.
This type of application has been a cottage industry for desktop computers for years, usually for secure email or instant messaging, but the arrival of mobile platforms has given them the sort of kick that is leading many to dream of reaching the mainstream.
These days, activity in the sector is now so fevered that several platforms have launched in the second half of 2015 alone, a striking uptick for a type of software that used to be seen as the preserve of the technical users with a paranoid bent or political dissidents.
Once small scale in their ambitions, the mostly new companies making these apps sense a huge opportunity to grab business users anxious about the implications of living in the post-Snowden world.
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