What’s Your Favourite Texting App?

What’s Your Favourite Texting App?

Google’s Allo is packed with useful features, not the least of which is Google Assistant, which brings a lot to the table. Even so, it takes a lot to make someone switch from what they’re using now, especially if their friends use it. What’s your favourite texting app? Are you sticking with it?

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Personally, I’m still using Hangouts, mostly because everyone I know uses it, but that could just be my case. When I ask around, I hear a lot of similar answers — many people use Facebook Messenger because, well, all of their friends are on Facebook, the app is right there on their phone, and it’s easy to use and easy to connect with anyone you need to talk to. Other friends use iMessage because they and all of their friends are in Apple’s ecosystem. Others use WhatsApp or even Telegram.

Which is your favourite, and why do you stick with it? Have any of the latest improvements — like Assistant in Allo, or end-to-end encryption in Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, made you consider switching?

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