42 facts in comparison
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
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.
This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.
You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.
Send a stamp to someone showing your current location. This saves a lot of messing around with directions.
You can send documents using the app.
If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
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.
You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
You can send videos with the app.
Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.
You can set a passcode to keep your data private.