With the internet, it’s now easy to connecting to other people, especially most of us are carrying the smartphone alongside at the most times. In the past, you would made a call to landline, mobile phone or send an email, but now we are able to texting, calling or calling with video anytime and anywhere if you connected to the internet (Wi-Fi or 3G/4G).
Yes, I’m talking about messaging apps: mostly being free, plenty to choose from and available in multiple platforms. In order to help you to find a best instant messenger, here is the list of 7 most popular instant messaging apps.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messenger apps nowadays that’s available cross-platform and very easy to setup. This instant messenger uses 2G, 3G and 4G as well as Wi-Fi connection received and send messages, and it’s totally free.
WhatsApp also supports group chat, synchronize feature: allows you to sync your contacts, messages, pictures as well as voice and video in multiple devices. If you would like to try this instant messenger app, visit here to download.
Facebook, a most popular social networking website, has its own messaging app called Facebook Messenger. In the past, Facebook was required users to log in into Facebook in order to use the Messenger, but now you can use it without a Facebook account. Facebook Messenger allows you to enter your phone number and then receive or send messages over the internet.
The Facebook Messenger allows you to send and receive messages, voice messages and calls, pictures as well as locations. Alongside the ability to send and receive messages from other phone numbers, its main feature is sent and received chat between Facebook users, as well as group chats.
Also read: Facebook Using Here Maps On Messenger.
In 2013, Blackberry has released its messaging app, allows users to send and receive free messages, photos, files and voice calls as well as location sharing. BlackBerry Messenger also lets you check the time that the message is delivered or read. As the company claimed, BlackBerry Messenger is a secure and private messaging app.
Have you read: BlackBerry Message Private Chat Mode ?
Line Messenger is one of popular messaging apps that has millions of users and works on multiple platforms. You can also use Line on your own desktop or laptop. This messenger has a lot of stickers and great features like timeline, group conversation, voice messages or media sharing. It looks like Line is a combination of text messaging app and social media features, which make Line is more popular in the instant messenger market. Visit here to download Line.
Skype is a famous software for voice and video calls, and now it’s still a most popular service, but also expand their business into the mobile market, offers users send and receive free messages as well as photos and short video messages, alongside voice and video calls.
Skype’s users also make calls to landlines or mobile phone numbers by using Skype credits. In order to use Skype, you have to register an account with them, and it’s free. Visit here to download and register your account.
Read more: Texting And Calling With Skype Web-Based.
This is another popular name in the instant messenger field, helps users easily connect with anyone in the world and provides free instant messaging, group chats, video calls, voice calls and multimedia messaging.
You can use its features like “shake”, “people “, and “friend radar” for finding the friends. This is the most used messenger app in China and is having roughly 70 million users outside the country. Visit here to download WeChat.
Viber is another messaging app which is having a lot of users, provides free text messages and calls. It uses your mobile phone number for login and will synchronize with your contacts for finding the active Viber contacts.
Stickers, emoticons, photos and video messages can be sent to other contacts. You can also call to the non-Viber numbers and landlines worldwide by using Viber Out feature. It also has many other features like create group messages up to 100 participants, follow public chats, Viber desktop application on Window and Mac.
I hope you found your best messaging app for your smartphone, and it’s good to install more than one instant messenger, depending on your friends. If you have any question, feel free to ask me.