74points

Facebook Messenger

91points

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61 facts in comparison

Facebook Messenger vs Line

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Facebook Messenger
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Why is Facebook Messenger better than Line?

  • You can stay invisible
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  • 8.54MB smaller app size (Android app)
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    10.46MBvs19MB
  • Contact any app user
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  • 14 more languages supported
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    30vs16
  • Exports to email
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  • Compatible with retro devices
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  • Import your Facebook pictures
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  • Integrates with social networks
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Why is Line better than Facebook Messenger?

  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
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  • You can send documents
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  • You can send a contact stamp
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  • 6MB smaller app size (iOS app)
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    27MBvs33MB
  • Send free SMS
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  • You can send music files
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  • You can set your status
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  • Drafts are automatically saved
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General info

1.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
2.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
4.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
5.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
6.iOS app size

33MB

27MB

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Users

1.rating on Google Play

4.2

4.2

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
2.Is a social network
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It is a social network, which has features such as commenting and tagging. This means you can share content quickly and easily and engage with a community.
3.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Contacts

1.It uses “two-way opt-in”
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This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
2.You can send a contact stamp
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You can quickly and conveniently forward a person’s contact details on. This is a lot easier than finding their number and typing it into a message.
3.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
4.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.
5.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.
6.Uses GPS to meet people
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You can see who is near to your location, making it easier to meet up.

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
2.Has temporary images
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You can send an image which is programmed to self destruct after a few seconds. This means you can send something a bit daring, as it will disappear once the person has seen it.
3.Has “message seen” notification
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You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
4.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
5.Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
6.Send free SMS
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You can send text messages to any number for free, not just other people using the same app.

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.
2.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
5.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.
6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
2.Has end-to-end encryption
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End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
3.Has Facebook sign-in option
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Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.
4.Doesn’t require account
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The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.

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