Before the internet, you communicated with your friends via phone or spent time with them chatting for hours after hours. It wasn’t that difficult for you to go to their house or having a get together without any occasion. In this 21st century, you have become so busy to live your social life, but thanks to social media and apps, as they help you keep in contact with your friends. Many of the social media networks and apps have been out there for a while; of them, we have chosen some that could help you socialize throughout this year.
Surely the best and easiest social media network for you. You can easily create a profile with a brief description about yourself, share your status and photos, and follow your friends to get updated about what’s going on in their life. You can communicate with them by posting on their wall or via Facebook Messenger. You can create a page to promote your business. It comes as a web page and you can download it as an app from the App Store and Google Play store.
When it comes to messaging apps, I will definitely suggest you to use WhatsApp. Used by one billion people all around the world, this app uses an internet connection instead of your traditional cellular connection. You can send messages and call your friends for free wherever they are. What you need is a good internet connection. And the best part of this app is you don’t need any separate mail address or username to find your friends. This app can use your phone contact list to connect them. Give it a try and you’ll understand why Mark Zuckerberg paid a staggering $19 billion to buy it.
Don’t underestimate this app for being only a photo sharing app. Not only has it created a huge user base but also inspired an entire industry of mobile photographers. You can upload and edit any photos directly in the app and share them. You can like and comment on other’s photos and now you can direct message them through the app. this app is very useful for your professional use. Share photos of what you create or like and connect with the people who share the same thoughts. It changed the way how live events are reported and how restaurants advertise. So, share your photos and discover people to follow with the same interest.
Viber believes, everyone in the world can be connected with it. It helps you to send free messages and make HD quality phone and video calls over the internet. With up to 200 friends, you can create group message to share ideas, photos and files. You can download static and animated stickers from its sticker market and then sort and reorder them. Like WhatsApp, this app also syncs with your mobile contact list to make free calls. You can also make calls to non-Viber mobile or landlines in low rates.
Another all in one social networking platform that lets you make free voice and video calls and unlimited messaging. It comes with an integrated platform and various features. You can send messages that will cause low data consumption, make free video calls which are blur free and clear enough to give you the feel of having a conversation in the virtual world. With secret chat option, you can preserve the privacy of a conversation by setting an expiration time. Also, don’t worry if you have sent any wrong messages to anyone, ringID allows you to recover it even after it has been delivered to the recipient. So, if you want anything more than a social network, you are suggested to use this app.
Tango is another messaging app that claims to have the best video calling features. You can send and receive texts, stickers, video, audio and location messages for free. It’s not only an app, it’s a fun. This app lets you send stickers, add filters and play games while you are in a video call. You can send individual as well as group messages to your friends, family, coworkers and it’s definitely for free. Also, you can join a casual conversation through their chat room. Try this app if you want some fun out there.
Twitter is a platform that lets you connect with people. You can get breaking news on what matters most to you. This is a great way to connect and deliver news on what you are doing. Using only 140 characters, you can write short updates. You can also add links, photos and videos. You can follow the people based on your interest and follow them, retweet their status and make people follow you. Use hashtags to find more tweets about what you love. It’s a great way to connect with people who share the same interest.
Slack wants you to be less busy. Make your team communication in one place, searchable and available by Slack. It’s a great way to make a team conversation. You can enjoy real-time messaging, file sharing, powerful search and archiving. It provides you simpler communication among your coworkers. It comes as a mobile app, desktop app, and web version and easily syncs across all devices. So, if you want some hassle free, simple and arranged conversation with your co-workers, do use this app.
Socializing in 2016
Staying connected these days is very important if you don’t want to miss a little update from your everyday life. These social media networks help you get each and every update happening around you and enables you to stay connected with all your friends.