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Chat programs that don't have a proper web-only operation and force you to have a mobile phone, e.g. WhatsApp.
Heck, even Signal, which is supposed to be super secure and good for your privacy, forces you to disclose your freaking cell phone to all contacts! https://lifehacker.com/how-to-use-signal-without-revealing-your-private-phone-1818996580
Yes, end-to-end encrypted peer-to-peer remains impossible with that, but I'm fine with the National Security Agency reading my messages until a working distributed technical solution is available, maybe it already is and just needs more visibility.