- FACEBOOK MESSENGER
- GOOGLE HANGOUTS
Telegram is a cloud based, instant messaging software founded by brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov.This application has nearly 500 million users all over the world. The key feature of this application is that it provides more privacy and freedom.
- Unlike other applications, it has no limit on the size of the media shared or chats.
- It has an open API (Application Programming Interface) and source code free for all the users.
- Telegram groups can hold nearly 200,000 members.
- We can customize our Telegram account according to our wish.
Signal is a cross-platform centralized encrypted messaging service. It is developed by the Signal Technology Foundation and Signal Messenger LLC. It has Android, IOS and Desktop versions. Its Android version can be used as a normal message application. This application has nearly 40 million monthly active users.
- Allows both one-to-one and group voice and video calls up to 8 people.
- It cares a lot about the privacy of the users hence the application itself collects only minimal data of the user.
- It uses an end-to-end encryption which is powered by the open source Signal Protocol to make the users conversations secure.
- The company is not tied with any other company instead it is an independent non-profit company whose activities are supported by grants and donations.
3- FACEBOOK MESSENGER
It is an American messaging application developed by Facebook. The key feature of this application is that it is available in 111 languages. At first this application was part of the Facebook but later the messaging function got separated from the main Facebook application. Now the users can use messenger only without a Facebook account.
- We can watch films, music videos and more along with friends over video chat.
- We can create our chats more personal by adding fun themes and colors as per our wish.
- We can send money to our friends or family securely and easily by just adding our debit card details.
- We can add friends instantly with our profile code.
4- GOOGLE HANGOUTS (will become Google chats)
Using Google Hangouts(Google chat), we can connect and chat with anyone who has a Gmail account. It is a unified communication service that allows all the members to text and make calls, both voice and video. It was developed by Google in the year 2013.
- Built-in screen sharing.
- HD group conferencing for business purpose and official meet-ups.
- Integration with other Google applications.
- Compatibility with multiple computing devices.
Easy to use software that can connect us with friends and family with high security. Tox is completely free and has no irritating advertisements as well. All features in this application are completely free for every users. There are no corporate interests or hidden agendas behind this application.
- It is encrypted using open source libraries, so the one who can see our conversation is the one with whom we are talking.
- We can share our desktop screen with friends using the Tox’s screen sharing feature.
- Through group chat, we can share videos and files to the whole gang.