Facebook Messenger Alternatives to look out for

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While Facebook is a leading social media app in terms of messaging, interacting, groups, and making events, we’re listing down alternatives for iPhone and android phones, devices would make up for the experience and cater specific needs mainly group, chats, video calls and conversations that focus on work, productivity and avoid any form of distraction. At the end of the day, it’s the amount of work delivered is much to be desired and what we need.

The list down below are suitable for iOS, android and PC that would make a ubiquitous, free flowing communication, anytime, everywhere. Tried, proven and tested:

Google Hangouts

Designed for group communications, optimized business needs. Hangouts delivers the Google experience that links your other apps, one of the perks of being a google user, and speaking of which, this app also integrates SMS and phone call messaging from your phone and call anyone, anywhere around the world without any hassle. Hangouts allows group chats up to 150 people that’s a massive count since  you get to distribute the productivity with a huge amount of people.

Like Facebook Messenger, Hangouts includes stickers and GIFs that makes an ice breaker for group chats and amp up work productivity, it can be quite exhausting when a conversation focuses on meetings right?

And compare to FB messenger, hangout features a conference call in high definition that as good as skype and with one click allows you to start a conversation.

Hangouts Meet

Another messaging app by Google hangouts meet is made for business and collaboration that connects with your team anytime, everywhere and it’s easy to join face to face calls that you won’t need to plan your travel, get a visa, itinerary and such. It democratizes work and makes productivity portable.

And for easier access, and for your contacts who doesn’t have an account makes it possible by sending them a link, with one click, they’re already included in the chat thanks to the app’s fast, lightweight interface and smart management that you won’t take time to look for the button to click.

Also, having a handful of meetings can be challenging to track each and every one of them, sometimes you mix up and then you’ll look at certain chat groups, the calendar features puts you directly to the chat and makes conversations and conference call to make your appointments and meanings easier, convenient for you.

Meet’s meetings on the go proves to come in handy and lets you easily track the meetings and conversations in calendar for continuum reasons and lets that enables you to keep tabs on every progress and make adjustments.

G Suite’s enterprise edition creates a dial-in phone number for every single meeting that makes every guest has a great experience – even on the road without wifi or data that creates an accessibility and mobility possible and you won’t miss a single meeting, the Enterprise feature offers various packages (prices may vary in each country) varying memory sizes, google drive features, etc. That being said, both Hangouts and Meet adds the Google user’s needs by not having to download other apps.

Slack

Slack offers a different kind of messaging channels experience that is direct, straightforward it even has a hashtag (#) chat room that easily tracks progress or any form of progress or other happenings that organizes conversations efficiently.

Designed for work, this app is basically like your visual co-working space and chat rooms that work like project areas that tracks progress efficiently. This messenger app’s feature makes it compatible and linked to Google apps that such as event reminders and also cover live chats. Aside from google, Slack also integrates from more than 1,500 words that makes work meaningful and hassle-free that you won’t need to open other apps. Oh and the app is available on all devices so that makes seals the definitive digital working space experience.

And as far as security concerns, Slack creates a built in link for co-working spaces that allows you to share it with peers of your own choosing, the messaging app has two-factor authentication that protects users.

EyesUP
EyesUp messenger is a straightforward experience that makes conversations feel natural and intimate, sure those stickers other glamorous emoji may not be present but when you’re in a conversation, words mean something, and quoting Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “words matter”, a word or two sounds genuine and you can make someone make their day shine.


Mico Orda