In this technological age, device users have many applications to choose from for messaging. With these chat applications, communication on topics such as instant messaging and voice calls takes place easily. In addition, messaging applications can be installed on a smartphone for free, regardless of the smartphone operating system. When we say smartphone operating system, mobile devices using Windows, Android, or iOS operating systems are included in these systems. However, let us remind you that messaging applications may have different features depending on the operating system your phone has.
The features that messaging applications offer you are listed below.
- Ability to make voice and video calls
- They are free
- Instant messaging
- Sharing photos
Now let’s examine the 4 most popular messaging apps.
Messenger is a chat application that at first comes with Facebook and it became a unique chat application over the years. You can download it to your phone through both on app store and Google play for free. The best feature of the app is that you do not need to have to be logged in to Facebook to use it.
Also with new theme options, you can personalize the app for your taste. Besides that, you can use Secret (encrypted) conversation options with your friends and these messages will disappear later! You can show your friend exactly where you are by Live location sharing during the conversation.
WhatsApp Messenger is a Mobile and PC messenger application that works under iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone systems and also PC windows. The application allows easy instant messaging between users of different phone numbers or networks and systems on an international level. besides the standard text messages, WhatsApp also allows its users to send media files including; photos, videos, audio files, and also to share their location with other users. That’s why it is the second-largest messaging app globally. Additionally, it is free and can be downloaded easily.
Unlike other messaging apps, Viber encrypts your chats, including one-on-one chats, group chats, audio, and video calls, and does not allow anyone to read them. This means all your private and group conversations are fully encrypted so only you and the people you’re talking to can read or hear them. You can delete all messages at any time when you regret sending them or prevent regretting by using special message options. These features allow you to send messages called Secret Chats and automatically remove them.