As the technological world keeps growing and expanding, the real world needs to keep up. This has resulted in an increase in the number of mobile communication app, driven by people’s need to interact, send information and connect with their loved ones on the go. Mobile messaging applications can be considered part of the future of modern communication, both professionally and personally. This due to the fact that most of our communications today are already done online, with that in mind, here are our favourite mobile messaging apps:
Blackberry Messenger(BBM): BBM is an acronym for Blackberry Messenger. BBM is owned by Blackberry Inc formerly known as RIM based in Canada. BBM has over One Hundred Million users worldwide. Blackberry messenger is now available on Android, iOS and some Windows phone.
WeChat: WeChat is a mobile social media messaging app developed by Tencent in China. WeChat has over a billion users worldwide and it is the first mobile messaging app to achieve this milestone. The app lets you connect with old friends and also make new friends; it has great features that allow for easy sharing and connecting with people all across the world.
WhatsApp: This very popular mobile messaging app is developed in the United States and launched in 2009. WhatsApp currently has more than four hundred and fifty million (450,000,000 ) users worldwide. It is a cross platform messenger that allows users to send both online and offline messages, images, video, voice calls and files. It is available on Android, Blackberry, iOS and Symbian operating system.
Viber: Viber is a mobile messaging app that allows users to make free calls, send unlimited mobile messages, texts and multimedia messages including voice notes, images and videos via your internet connection. It has over a million users worldwide.
Skype: Skype is owned by Microsoft International, it started as a Desktop app and it is fast gaining recognition as a mobile app. It is possibly the best mobile app when it comes to voice or video calling, sharing of files and seamless online mobile interactions with lovely emoticons.
Those are currently our favourite messaging apps, what are yours? Should we have included iMessage and Hangouts? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.