No caller ID: Calls on Session
November 18, 2021
Voice and video calls have been Session’s most requested feature ever since we launched. Here's what to expect when voice calls are released on Session.
Deleting messages and time-to-live: This message will self-destruct in…
September 06, 2021
Digital conversations are fundamentally different to real-world conversations. When you have a conversation over text, you’re creating a record. The record you create will persist long into the future, and it can quickly paint a high fidelity picture about your life.
Session code audit: Technical report published by Quarkslab
April 29, 2021
A Session code audit for the Android, iOS, and Desktop versions of Session been completed by the cybersecurity research company Quarkslab.
Trust on first use: The Achilles heel of centralised messengers
April 07, 2021
When you first send a message on a new app, you’re trusting that service to send your message to the right person without compromising its integrity or privacy. How can we remove that trust?
Session Protocol: Technical implementation details
December 15, 2020
Read up on the technical information behind the new Session Protocol, and our plans for rolling it out.
Verifying software downloads on Linux, Windows, and macOS
April 09, 2020
Don’t care what’s behind the scenes? Skip straight to software verification tutorials for macOS, Linux, and Windows. Back in the day, software used to arrive in the form of floppy discs, MiniDiscs, and CD-ROMs. But now, it’s all about the download. Everything is downloaded: the apps you use to keep in touch with your family, …
Sybil disobedience: How Session protects your anonymity using blockchain and crypto tech
February 26, 2020
Session bucks the trend of blockchain vaporware with a real, usable product built on blockchain. Learn how blockchain and crypto power Session’s backend.
Community spirit: How to contribute to Session’s development
February 17, 2020
Session is open-source, and open-source software means community collaboration. Read about all the ways you can contribute to Session’s development.
Onion requests: Session’s new message routing solution
January 30, 2020
Shortly after launch, Session will be moving to a new onion routing system called onion requests. Read up on the tech, and the reasons behind the change.
Dev Diary: Creating a decentralised friend request system
January 16, 2020
Session is designed to be privacy first — decentralised servers, no phone numbers, the whole lot — but that creates some problems. Here’s how we solved one of them — friend requests.