Messaging apps are among the most popular apps on iPhone and Android. We all communicate via messaging on smartphones whether it be photo, SMS or video messaging.
WhatsApp can be a great app for chatting with your friends. One of the best parts of the app is that it works on every platform iPhone, Android, Windows, and MacOS. This makes using the app easy as its not tied to one platform like iMessage or Android messenger. The other great thing about the app is its tied to Facebook so finding your friends is made easy.
Snap or Snapchat is another great messenger for communicating with your friends. While Snap has great features like stories, filters and self-destructing messages connecting with your friends is a little more complicated. Unlike WhatsApp Snap is not tied to Facebook so the only way to add friends is by phone number, Snap code or username so this at times can make thing a little more complicated.
Skype has been falling behind over the years. Skype is not the cool fun trendy app anymore but the app is still widely used for people to communicate and unlike other apps offers the ability to add a phone number and calling plan. Skype is used voice, video, and SMS messaging. Skype offers a business app called Skype for Business which is used for enterprise customers.
4. Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging platforms on the internet. Facebook recently announced they were launching a desktop app for Windows, Mac, and Chromebook. Facebook Messenger on Android allows smartphone users to make Facebook Messenger the default app for all messaging which is a covenant feature.