What are the best apps for keeping in touch with friends?

Are you missing out with your friends or wanna hang out with your friends but they are very far from your place? Well, do not worry because there are already many messaging apps today that you can access to connect with your friends again. Check out our list and you may add more apps that you know.

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      #1Facebook Messenger

      Facebook Messenger

      Facebook has a separate messaging app to run alongside its social network service called Messenger. It has loads of free stickers, animated GIFs, voice, and video calling and it even can even be set as your default SMS app.

      Apps

      Android, iOS, Android

      Free

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      #2WhatsApp

      WhatsApp

      WhatsApp Messenger is a mobile and desktop messaging app which uses a phone's Internet connection or Wi-Fi. This free app allows users to send multimedia, make calls for free, arrange group chats, and customize notifications and UI.

      Apps

      Android, iOS, Android, Windows

      Free

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      #3WeChat

      WeChat

      WeChat is a free texting app for mobile devices that offers a simple interface to chat with your relatives. It's meant to be an all-in-one app, featuring SMS/MMS, voice and video calls, photo sharing and games.

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free- with in-app purchases

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      #4Skype Lite

      Skype Lite

      Skype Lite is the smaller and faster mobile app version capable of features designed after the latest Skype technology. With only 22M in size, this app is also efficient for daily messaging and video calls.

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      #5Viber

      Viber

      Viber is popular and reliable. It automatically adds your contacts so that you can send texts, stickers, emojis and make voice and video calls. You can also share photos and videos and make international and domestic calls at reduced rates.

      Apps

      Android, iOS, Windows, Chrome

      Free

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      #6Hangouts

      Hangouts

      Message your friends and make free phone calls with Hangouts, a free to use app that will make communication with all your loved ones much easier. It also includes lots of stickers and emojis to turn a regular conversation into a fun one. 

      Other

      Free

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      #7BBM

      BBM
      BBM is a useful app that contains amazing messaging features for those who love to keep connected with others. Among other things, this complete tool includes free video and voice calls.



      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free- with in-app purchases

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      #8FaceTime

      FaceTime

      FaceTime is video call app for iOS devices. It is an app cross-platform, you can receive a call from your computer or your mobile device. FaceTime is built into on all iOS devices. 

      Apps

      iOS, Mac

      Free

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    Summary

    Best What are the best apps for keeping in touch with friends
    RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
    1Facebook MessengerApps 21 Free
    2WhatsAppApps 18 Free
    3WeChatApps 10 Free
    4Skype LiteApps 4 Free
    5ViberApps 3 Free
    6HangoutsOther 2 Free
    7BBMApps 1 Free
    8FaceTimeApps 0 Free
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