I’ve been hearing a ton about different messaging apps these days, but I don’t understand why I should care. One search shows WhatsApp, Viber, iMessages, Snapchat, Kik, Facebook Messenger, and dozens more. I already have text messaging. Why do I need these other apps?
It seems like every day we’re reading about a new messaging app. It’s pretty difficult to tell the difference between them, but they can be useful for specific situations. Let’s start by focusing in on what exactly the appeal of messaging apps is, then move on to picking the right one for your uses.