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    Default What instant messaging service do android users use?

    So blackberry has BBM, iPhone has iMessage, what service do android users have that is based on your phone number or something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by snaqvi91 View Post
    So blackberry has BBM, iPhone has iMessage, what service do android users have that is based on your phone number or something?

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    Its called "Talk" set up by a gmail account. you can IM and video chat
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    You can use Google Talk.

    You can also use Google+ Messenger if you and your contacts are Google+ users.
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    Erm Google Talk..

    The key difference is that it not only does voice video and text chat, it's also open, so you don't need android to use it. PC and Mac and Linux are all free to use it too.

    There is an iphone app too.

    You also of course he Google Hangouts too many person video chat.
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    I don't use proprietary messengers like those already listed. I already have my contacts I chat with in YIM and Skype when needed, so I have no need to have another, redundant, program.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mooncatt View Post
    I don't use proprietary messengers like those already listed. I already have my contacts I chat with in YIM and Skype when needed, so I have no need to have another, redundant, program.
    ..aren't YIM and Skype also proprietary messengers?

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    ..aren't YIM and Skype also proprietary messengers?

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    They aren't proprietary to a phone/OS like what the OP was implying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mooncatt View Post
    They aren't proprietary to a phone/OS like what the OP was implying.
    Ah.

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    Google voice or Google+.
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    Chat on is a fantastic messaging device that allows you to call and messaging around the world. Out isn't that popular but it is already pre-installed you can get it on Androids, it Is way more known than talk. Chat on is fantastic and you can be more creative with it than kik, whatsapp or blink and you will enoy it.

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    I use google hangouts.

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    Default Re: What instant messaging service do android users use?

    Google hangouts and groupme.

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