WhatsApp Messenger is a very famous and widely known is a cross-platform mobile messaging app. It has more than 250 million active monthly users, which means a ver strong user base. But they have some healthy competitors who are about to capture market.
One best feature of WhatsApp is that it integrates with your existing phone address book and there’s no need to log in and out as you are always connected. If you miss a push notification, messages can be saved offline for later retrieval, and other features include location sharing, contact exchange, custom wallpaper, custom notification sounds and much more.
For those who are unable to have WhatsApp or looking for some other messaging apps can try any of the following alternatives.
WeChat gives you live chat option, backup and restoring chat history and an option to invite your friends to a WeChat group chat via QR code.
Some of the highlighted features are multi-platform, optional address book syncing, real-time confirmation for messages sent and delivered, sharing photos, videos, music and more, sending current or any specific location, sending stickers and emoticons to friends, Bulletin boards (up to 100 people at once) for groups, adding friends through NFC by shaking their phones, direct Pop-out message box for easier reading and replying, and many more!
Making video calls over Wi-Fi or the mobile network on BlackBerry 10 smartphones, sending and receiving messages with unlimited length, choosing a personal BBM display picture and status, Real-time confirmations on messages delivered and read, sharing photos, videos and more with multiple contacts at once, adding contacts by scanning QR Codes, Sending music files, Free Calling BBM contacts over Wi-Fi, etc. are some of the features offered by BBM to its users. The news is BBM may be available on Android / iPhone in few months which is really a fab news for BBM enthusiasts.
Day by day the competition among these apps is getting more intense, let’s see who takes the no. 1 position in instant messaging. Many of you have already used these apps, so please share your valuable comments with us.