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72points

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imo vs WhatsApp

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Why is imo better than WhatsApp?

  • You do not need a SIM card to log in
  • Send free SMS
  • Receive messages when offline
  • Has Facebook sign-in option
  • Has the option to delete message history
  • Has favorite contacts
  • Designed for meeting new people

Why is WhatsApp better than imo?

  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
  • Shows that someone is typing
  • Has end-to-end-encryption
  • You can send documents
  • Shows when a user was last active
  • 0.1 Higher rating on Google Play
    4.4vs4.3
  • Has “message seen” notification
  • You can stay invisible

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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 application
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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.Tablet-optimised
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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.

5. more languages supported

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You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.

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Google Allo

72

6.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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Users

1.Higher rating on Google Play

4.3

4.4

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.

Best

InstaMessage

4.5

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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.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

5.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

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6.Designed for meeting new people
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It is tailored towards finding new contacts.

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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.Shows when a user was last active
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You can see activity history, eg. “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”

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.Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

5.You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.

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.

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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.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.

5.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

6.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.

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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.

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