Facebook has admittedly confessed that it has struggled to keep its younger users engaged and excited to interact on its platform, despite once being the ultimate go-to social network of choice for young people. Kids are flocking to these by the thousands each and every month.
Lots of kids still use Facebook Messenger on their phones to get in touch with their friends, but you might not realize that Facebook owns another messaging app called Whats App.
Whats App had 700 million monthly active users as of January 2015, and they're not just using the texting feature.
Whats App also lets you post status updates, send video, share your location and make voice/video calls over the internet.
More » Like Whats App, Kik has become an insanely popular messaging app for kids who like to chat with their friends.All of your texts and phone calls are encrypted through Telegram and you can send absolutely any file type you wish (even large ones up to 1.5 GB).This is totally unique to most messaging apps that just support image and video files.More » Google Plus is almost difficult to avoid since it's attached to Google's other services like Search, Gmail, You Tube, Google Play and Google Docs.Plus, since they're so intimately intertwined, it's easy to find friends who already have an account.More » Snapchat is another extremely popular private messaging app for photos and short videos, which are automatically deleted after they've been viewed for a few seconds.