Category: Instant Messaging

A History of Instant Messaging Apps

History of Instant messaging apps
It’s been quite a journey – from the initial trailblazing instant messaging platforms which first introduced us to real-time communication, to the contemporary apps which allow for group, voice, and video chat, the sharing of media, streamlined workplace collaboration, and so much more. While instant messaging apps don’t always...

Not Using an Encrypted Chat App? You Should Be.

Encrypted chat apps
Online communication is as much a part of our daily routine as the morning coffee. And chat apps, thanks to their real-time capabilities, have become a preferred method of communication – making it easier and more convenient to keep in touch with family and friends, as well as enhancing...

File Sharing vs. P2P File Transfer

P2P file transfe vs File Sharing
Today, the internet offers a number of ways to both share and send files. If you’ve heard terms like “file sharing” and “file transfer,” you may have wondered what the difference is. While file sharing and file transfer both allow you to share and send files, it’s important you...

The Best Business Messaging Apps for Android and iOS

team messaging apps for iOS and Android
The number of business messaging apps available for Android and iOS is head-spinning thus choosing the right alternative for your business, and your devices, can truly be a challenge. Check out these five potential solutions and better meet your internal communication needs. Slack Slack was launched in mid-2013 by...

How to Improve Team Collaboration While Avoiding Burnout

Improve Team Collaboration While Avoiding Burnout
Workplace burnout is a serious problem facing companies and employees the world over. In order to understand workplace withdrawal, first and foremost, you need to recognize the signs and symptoms. Furthermore, know that burnout is preventable and can be avoided by examining how you communicate, employing more sensible communication...

The Dos and Don’ts of Remote Work

remote work dos and donts
The option to work remotely is often a highly sought-after opportunity. And understandably so. Who wouldn’t want to ditch their commute, 9-5 schedule, and staff meetings for a little more freedom, flexibility, and family time; all from the comfort of your own home. If it sounds enticing it’s probably...