With the rise of smartphones things have changed a lot on the web. They have changed the way we surf the internet and the way we connect and communicate. We’ve jumped from sending SMS messages to emails, voice messages, up until animated texts and videos within the last decade, and things seem to progress even further overtime.

Throughout the years,it’s been difficult to express feelings, mood, attitude by sending text plain messages, and it was not until recently that we’ve been able to do that. The invention of new technologies and tools made online human communication more interactive. Due to technology progress we’re now able to complement our texts with images, videos, emojis, GIFs and stuff, that lets us freely express ourselves and apparently have fun.

With this in mind I want  you to check out the below list of best apps for communication that will help you  stay connected with friends and family and have fun while you communicate. On with the list.

Sticker Market

If you’re one of those people who like to spice up their conversations with all kinds of stickers, GIFs and emojis, Sticker Market might be a great pick for you. It’s an all in one sticker,template and GIF app that lets you have all your favorite sticker sets and GIFs in your keyboard. And you don’t even have to switch apps or keyboards. It has a huge market of sticker sets, trending GIFs and face emojis that you can download and use on top messaging apps such as Facebook messenger, Viber, Whatsapp, iMessage,and more. Moreover, you can upload your own sticker sets to the app and start using them in your conversations. The keyboard supports 10 languages and comes with advanced auto correction and word prediction functionalities. It’s available for both IOS and Android devices, and comes with a Chrome extension, so that you can have fun while chatting from desktop.

TextingStory

TextingStory is fun app, that lets you create stories of your own chats and have them shared with friend and family. It’s a simple app with some settings that you can adjust to your needs to have your stories generated in the way that you want. You can change the conversation background color, the names, take or upload a picture for each side,etc. Also, you can edit the story, by either deleting/editing some of the texts or clearing the whole story. This is actually a cool app to share some of your conversations in a fun way.

Chaatz

Chaatz is a messaging app for Android users, that lets you express yourself in a more fun way. It goes far beyond just text messaging offering you group chats, games, photomojis, doodles, and more. It makes it easy to stay connected with family and friends by showing you your conversations in comic strips, which is also engaging and fun.You can see which of your friends are online, and share or save photos from/to your gallery.

GroupMe
GroupMe is available for both IOS and Android users, and is an absolutely great way to stay connected with your roommates, team members, coworkers, friends, etc. It lets you create group chats and add anyone to the chat via their email or phone number. The app comes with an exclusive set of emojis and lets you search and send GIFs, URLs, memes,and more. Each of the groups has a gallery, where you can view the photos and videos shared in the group any time.

IM+

IM+ is an all-in-one  messaging app that support all major instant messaging services like Google Talk, Twitter DMs, ICQ, Slack, etc, and lets you send and receive messages and voice notes from a centralized place. It’s optimized for smartphones and tablets, and comes with a number of amazing features. You can create group chats in ICQ and AIM, view your chat history,manage multiple accounts per device, and set a password for chats. The app supports off-the-record messaging and lets you customize the notification settings to fit your needs. You can use it on both IOS and Android systems.

WeChat

WeChat is available in Apple Store and Google Play store, and is yet another great app for sending text messages and making calls. It supports all sorts of messages and calls, including MMS, voice and video calls,group chats,  photo sharing, games, and much more.  You can share memorable moments in your personal photo stream, and share your location right from your device with family and friends. The app comes with a sticker gallery, where you can pick hundreds of animated stickers to express feelings and mood.

Text Me!

TextMe is a cross-platform messaging application that lets you send unlimited text messages to any number in US, Canada and 40 more countries. The app supports free calls, voice and video calling, group chat, and lets you send and share various media files, videos from YouTube, and docs from Dropbox. The app comes with an extensive collection of stickers and emojis that you can use to spice up your conversations, and gives you credits to unlock special emoji sets after watching videos. You can find the app in Apple Store and Google Play store.

Color Text Messages

Color text Messages is the app to help you forget about sending boring messages and is all about fun, colors, and creativity. It lets you design colorful messages by using fabulous effects,such as colored texts, beautiful fonts, textured bubbles and more.It works with iMessage and other messaging apps, and makes it easy to switch between text colors and fonts. The good news is that the app is available for both IOS and Android devices.

Here you have them. Eight super apps to help you easily connect with friends and ultimately make your texts and messages more fun.most of the listed apps are available for IOS and Android systems so that everyone can take a pick from the list.


Author: Gayane Mar is the founder of WPCapitan.com, a WordPress enthusiast and blogger. She is a contributing author to a plenty of well known websites and blogs and enjoys sharing her experience and expertise to help people around on web.