Communicating is an essential part of keeping in touch, and staying relevant. And, with the advancement of technology, communicating with the people you know, and even the ones you don’t know, has never been easier. At just a simple touch or a swipe, you can talk to people from all around the world.
Here are 10 apps that are the best when it comes to communication.
With over a billion users, Facebook’s Messenger enables people to communicate from their smartphones. The best part about the app is that you don’t need to be logged in to chat to the ones you want to.
Hands down, the most popular messaging app out there, WhatsApp is the easiest way to communicate, these days; and, the most comforting as well, with the marked absence of any ad whatsoever. With its regular updates, it’s more interesting for the users. The biggest advantage of WhatsApp lies in its simplicity and end-to-end encryption.
A messaging app from China, it’s a messaging app with some unconventional features! You can either use GPS or, shake your smartphone to find a new friend nearby, available to chat!
Boasting over 200 million users, Line enables you to send free calls and messages. Moreover, there are stickers that you can use, and can even initiate video calls and voice calls, much like WhatsApp and Messenger. But, the standout feature lies in the fact that you can play games on Line.
Another popular social messaging app, you can send calls and share photos with different people through Viber. A free app, it has more than 200 million active users.
Blackberry Messenger, popularly abbreviated as BBM, is a unique and fun messaging app that brings friends and family closer! You can share pictures, send voice notes, make calls, among other aspects. BBM protects privacy of its users.
One of the more recent messaging apps, Telegram ensures you can enjoy talking to your acquaintances across all platforms. The chats are stored in cloud and synced across all the devices that are connected to the account. The unique feature of this app remains in the bots.
Somewhat similar to WhatsApp, this app has the ability to automatically sync contact list on your phone. And, besides the basic functionalities, it supports video calls as well.
The messaging app for the millennial, Snapchat has Gen Y written all over it. From the live video conversations, to sending photos to each other using a variety of effects, and being able to engage in instant messaging, are some of the reasons that teenagers are so hooked to it, lately.
A unique messaging app, in a sense that it doesn’t depend on your phone’s contact list to message people, you can add random people on Kik. A group chat holds up to 50 people. Additionally, on Kik, you can share photos and videos through various platforms.
Whatever the adversity of social media is, it helps us connect with people all around the world. And, with the help of these apps, communication has never been easier and smoother!