Murmur exists on the blockchain . And so, the platform is less corruptible and resistant to regulation .
Using Murmur requires an EOS account. You can create/import one for public/private key pairs that are stored locally on your phone. Delegate account in case of contingencies
Compulsory EOS staking
In order to use Murmur, including for posting content, user are required to "stake" EOS Tokens. This, by and large, discourages proliferation of spam and troll farms.
Cryptographic encryption of private data along with a decentralized validation network results in consent-driven user privacy.