Another call for a universal messaging app

I bounce through a folder full of messaging apps. I talk to a few people on Hangouts, a few others on Facebook Messenger, exactly one person on WhatsApp. I Snapchat all those people, too. I use Twitter DMs, GroupMe, HipChat, Skype, even Instagram Direct a couple of times. Livetext, Yahoo’s new app, is fun; I’ve been using that. Oh, and there’s email. And iMessage. And, of course, good ol’ green-bubble text messaging.

Sounds familiar. A good read from David Pierce, although I’m not sold on his choice of apps we should all use — Snapchat or Facebook Messenger. Wire.com sounds good, I wonder if I can get my friends to switch…

Source: Screw Texting. It’s Time to Pick a Universal Messaging App | WIRED

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