WhatsApp's new policy terms have displeased many
WhatsApp announced changes to their policy earlier this month. Some of the changes include sharing user's numbers with their parent company, Facebook. Many WhatsAppers have expressed their disappointment and frustration at this move.
If you want to move away from the service, here's some alternative messaging apps to check out.
Viber has been around for some time now. The company is based in Tel Aviv and was founded back in 2010. It was initially only available for iPhone and placed itself and a direct competitor to Skype.
The service now has more than 100 million monthly active users and is very similar to what WhatsApp fans would be used to. Some of the key features include:
The app is free to download now on both iOS and Android.
Line In is the top app communications chart in the Android Play Store. This interface is incredibly clean and simple to use. Key features include:
You may not be their biggest fan, but Facebook Messenger is an excellent communication tool. It's very easy to use and its functionality will increase as time goes by.
The worry many people have is about Facebook accessing their telephone number via WhatsApp, but it's worth noting that Facebook already has access to a considerable amount of information through both the Facebook app and Facebook Messenger.