Christopher LeachProgrammer and Student

My friends and I use hangouts for cross platform messaging, what's the best replacement?

RIP consumer hangouts, We need a new messaging app
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  1. 3
    Slack

    Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.

    Fletcher RichmanCoFounder, BubbleIQ (Zendesk<-->Slack) · Written
    I use slack even for just small groups of friends. It's an awesome way to organize and share gifs, emojiis, documents, etc.
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  2. I cannot believe WhatsApp is lower on this list. Whatsapp is the most reliable cross-platform application I have used in recent years. It has a very simple UI and always always serves the purpose.
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    DavisFounder at Digital Mix Agency · Written
    Slack is my number #1 suggestion for team-communication. But What's app is not a bad option neither.
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  3. 2
    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook's standalone Messenger for the web

    Willie Morris3Formerly Amazon, Boeing, and Faithbox · Written
    I think Facebook messenger is a strong candidate - especially with it being given so much attention from Facebook. It should only get better.
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    Telegram 3.0

    Chat in private or groups — now with smart Telegram Bots

    pherkandesigner | engineer | aeuoeu · Written
    Either Telegram or Slack. Depends on what you're going to use it for.
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  5. Enterprising Josh made this product
    If that's for business, use Bitrix24 Open Channels, you can chat from a single interface with FB Messenger, Skype, Slack, Viber, Telegram, Intagram, etc - https://www.bitrix24.com/feature...
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  6. RozBahramiDigital Media Manager, Skyprep · Written
    I would suggest BoostHQ. You can discuss and also share content that won't be lost like it would be in email threads or Slack chat-threads.
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  7. Maulik ModiFull Stack Dev & nerd · Written
    I'll just say 4 words : chat, task-management, file-sharing, calendar.
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    Flock

    Real-time team messenger tool

    For real-time collaboration with the team. Stack of features - file sharing, video calls, task management, integrations and a lot more.... Oh and it's available across platforms plus, free to use for unlimited members! Great for small and big teams. It's awesome to use, slick and simple!
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