The best messaging apps

In this digital age communication is instantaneous and even with this characteristic of immediacy and speed we can still choose between one thing and another. Because when it comes to messaging applications are the details that make our interaction better. That is why here is a selection of the best messaging apps that make the user experience better.


Although the Skype specialty is calls and video calls, your messaging is quite pleasant and fluid. This application of the Microsoft Company has been in the market for several decades. It helps families and friends keep in touch but also companies, especially if it is long distance meetings.

If you use the smartphone app you will have the possibility to send voice messages, in addition to other functions such as emoticons, stickers and file sharing.


The messaging giant that many have tried to overcome but few have achieved so far. WhatsApp is the most used instant messaging application in the world with a simple but effective method of communication. Purchased by Facebook, this messaging application allows you to share files, send voice messages, and make calls, share stories and more. You can find it in iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone, you can also enter from its version for web browsers.

Facebook Messenger

It appeared in 2011, when you could share multimedia and text messaging with your Facebook contacts. Subsequently, more functions were added, such as sending messages to any of your telephone contacts, sending files, video calls, playing mini-games, sharing Facebook posts and even transferring funds to the other person. A very versatile application.


Launched in 2013, this messaging application is gaining popularity more and more for its ability to store stickers without spending much space on your device. In addition to that, it offers chats and private channels where you can segment the people with whom you interact. Much lighter, Telegram is taking many of the whatsapp users to their app.


Signal is the safest messaging application on the market. Why? Because it uses Open Source and nobody controls the backend that means no one will be able to see the conversations you are having. Security is what makes the big difference with other apps like Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and even Telegram. As many of your messages as those of the person you are talking to are encrypted.


An application with messaging features like any other but with a more meaningful story. LINE was born in Japan due to the earthquake of March 2011, which caused the fall of telephone lines. The workers developed this application to communicate with each other and was subsequently released to the market. LINE is the app with the most stickers, no matter how you feel today, LINE sure has a sticker that can express it.