We’ve picked out 10 of the best messaging apps to help you stay connected
WhatsApp is one of the most popular free mobile messaging apps in the world at the moment.
It allows you to send unlimited video, audio, text and photo messages without paying SMS fees to carriers. The first year is free, then it is just 0.69p to purchase the app once thereafter, and best of all it is ad free.
Messages are sent via the Internet and therefore you will require data connection, but it is fast, reliable and comes with a wealth of emoticons and icons that you can use. Users can create group chats, and as it is available for a variety of mobile operating systems and allows messaging across them all, it is perfect for staying in touch with friends from all over the world.