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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Messing w/ Messaging

Everybody has their own favourite means of being contacted, unfortunately. This sad fact means I am forever trying out a platform only to find I really cannot fully utilize it as my friends have differing needs.

For example, I have a few with whom text messaging makes the most sense, as they may often find themselves out of a range of reliable Internet. Some friends prefer particular apps to communicate with a specific set of their family or acquaintances. I have some who doggedly avoid particular social media platforms and rely on email only.

I am now whittling down the bloat on my devices. Each will now contain just my Facebook Messenger app for this genre. Yes, loading the specific app is worth it! One doesn't even have to have a Facebook account to use it! I'd love to turn a conversation into an instant free phone call or video chat. I like being able to review back to the entire history of a conversation. Instant photo of where I am? Sure. I have even been known to send a sticker or emoticon or two.

Now, if I could only convince everyone with whom I'd ever want to communicate! They're such a peculiar and surprisingly small lot.

Messing w/ Messages


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