40 facts in comparison
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.
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.
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
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.
This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.
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.
You can send a text message which will self destruct after a short time, so you can say whatever you like, without it being saved on the person’s phone.
You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.
You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
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 send videos with the app.
You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.
You can share music files with your friends.
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.