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Instant Messaging

Instant messaging (IM) technology is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. Short messages are typically transmitted between two parties when each user chooses to complete a thought and select “send”.

Some IM applications can use push technology to provide real-time text, which transmits messages character by character, as they are composed. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat.

What is the difference between Google Chat and Google Hangout?

You can place calls from Hangouts Chat if your domain is set up to use Google Voice for G Suite. Calls made in Hangouts Chat open Voice for G Suite to place calls. You can’t currently use Hangouts Chat to send text messages. Google is working on more integrations with Google Voice in the future.

What is required for developing an instant messaging app?

Messaging apps have certainly changed the way we communicate. Messaging app gave us an opportunity to deliver messages to our friends and relatives in a flash. People love communicating with one another using their mobile devices while on the go. There are so many features required for developing an instant messaging app. See full article for more details.

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