There is one and only one messaging application that can fulfil the needs of the average internet user and that is the Facebook Messenger. This application still stands as the one of the most used messaging application after WhatsApp. What factors drive this app to be the ruler of the chatting need? Let’s see.
With the shutdown of the Google’s most loved chatting app GTalk to force people to use the Hangouts app, Internet users found messenger from Facebook as the one of the potential application that not only allows allows people chat but also transfer files easily.
The addition of Facebook by then added the fuel to the messenger users which later became the second most priority of the Android users. The sad fact is that the Android users themselves stopped using the default hangouts app for chatting purposes.
If we take the consideration of Skype and Hangouts, the bandwidth they need to make the video calls is a grape fruit on the top creep. Particularly in a country like India, the problem of bandwidth is the first obstruction of internet growth. The best application later would be the IMO and some other infamous applications for video calling purpose.
Things changed and Facebook announced their own plugin to make calls (both audio and video). It solved the problem of bandwidth so that a person with 2G internet started making calls over IP.
One can even chat secretly on messenger with the disappearing messages that Facebook has introduced recently. These messages will be disappeared easily after the set time. The range of security has been extended with this feature.
There are some hidden games on messenger. The recent basket ball game was revealed by the Zuck in an event. keep using messenger for more such surprises.
Apart from the games and other features, you will be able to send money to your friends through messenger. Another useful feature is the personal QR code in the shape of the round riddle around our profile photo.
The group video calling feature really outsmarts the Hangouts video calling in terms of bandwidth. The anticipated features include checkout at POS, boarding planes and sending orders to buy products and services.
What else do you see in messenger? What else are you expecting it to bring? Share your thoughts too!