GLOBAL SHUT DOWN! FIVE ALTERNATIVES TO WHATSAPP
As you are
probably already aware, WhatsApp went down worldwide on Monday, leaving
millions of users incommunicado and looking for alternative solutions to their
Facebook and Instagram also down, we thought some recommendations might come in
are some messaging app options offering the best privacy and security:
while now, Telegram has been many people's back-up plan to WhatsApp and it can
be used on a range of devices, offering secure communication.
also transfer your chats from WhatsApp and other apps to Telegram. This is done
simply by entering the desired chat and choosing 'export chat' and then
selecting Telegram and then the desired receiving chat.
The Discord app works
with desktop and mobile platforms. This app began as
a platform aimed at the gaming community, it has grown to offer a range of
tools and uses, including everyday messaging.
Discord's popularity has
only multiplied in recent years, with the app now reaching over 250 million
registered users. If you're looking to get a group together to play games,
communicate easily to an entire server of some game players, or just hang out
online with a small group of friends to chat about whatever interests you, then,
Discord is the app for you.
Private Messenger is a free, multiplatform messaging service that puts privacy
and security first. With secure messaging, voice calls, group chats, video
calls, and even stickers, Signal is an uncompromising app that doesn't exploit
LINE messenger is
transforming the way people communicate, closing the distance between family,
friends, and loved ones—for free. With voice and video calls, messages, and a
limitless variety of exciting stickers, you’ll be able to express yourself in
ways that you never thought possible. Available all around the world, the LINE
platform continues to grow, always offering new services and features that make
your life more convenient and fun.
Viber is a free chat application with a user interface that is very simple
and user-friendly. The basic chatting activities include sending messages,
making voice and video calls, while the more advanced systems include creating Viber stickers and GIFs.
Viber is only free when you talk to people that also use the
app. In case you want to connect with people that do not use the program, Viber
offers a service called Viber Out that you can pay for.
Not many people use some of the above
messaging apps. So that means you are going to have to convince your friends
and family to download it too.