Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Summary: Whether to keep up with your friends or to support a long-distance relationship, there are plenty of apps across all platforms to help you stay in touch.

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  • Skype

    Name: Skype

    Developer: Skype Communications

    Platform: Android | iOS | Windows Phone |

    Price: $Free

    Skype is a well-known popular app used across PCs and mobile devices. The free service -- unless you also want an international Skype number -- can be used to make voice and video calls, as well as to send instant messages. 

     

  • ooVoo Video Call, Text and Voice

    Name: ooVoo Video Call, Text and Voice

    Developer: ooVoo

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free 

    ooVoo allows you to sent free video and voice calls, add up to 12 people to a video conference, as well as sent texts to contacts. With over 90 million users, the cross-platform service's popularity is based on one main thing: high-quality video.

    In the same way that Google Hangouts does, this app allows you to apply a number of filters and effects while on a video call. 

     

  • Facebook Messenger

    Name: Facebook Messenger

    Developer: Facebook 

    Platform: Android | iOS | Windows Phone |

    Price: $Free

    Facebook, being one of the most popular social networks worldwide, is not just about posting and reviewing status updates. Instead, the messenger feature is also useful for sending quick text, link and picture-based messages -- and so a dedicated Facebook messenger application is a reliable and free way to keep in contact. 

     

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Topics: Mobility, Android, iOS, iPhone, iPad, Networking

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  • poorly researched article

    I have a windows phone and there is no google+. Clearly you do not talk to friends are all platforms. the best ones that everyone has(IOS,Android, Windows phone and Blackberry) so far are Whatsapp, viber, skype, facebook messenger.
    Jsinghroy
  • Missing !

    Author dropped Whatsapp !!,silly its one of the best crossplatform and clocking billions of text dialy: WindowsPhone,Android,iOS,Nokia Symbian,blackberry,......
    sadiqna
  • Missing Viber and Voxer

    Almost everyone I know uses Viber to keep in touch. Some use Voxer but not as many.
    Spartan-Runner