The way of messaging in the modern world is done with the help of various smart applications such as Viber, FaceTime, WhatsApp, Skype etc. In earlier days it was possible through emails and yahoo messenger. Now with the advancement of technology, the use of emails has been limited. Nowadays people use emails for official purposes. In this process of change the old famous apps like Yahoo Messenger had almost forgotten by the people. But at the same time new applications like those introduced by Google started gaining attention. This is because these apps are excellent in delivering certain services. Also they are efficient in meeting the needs of modern users.
Unique Feature in New Launch
But now it seems that Yahoo had made a silent retaliation with the introduction of its latest Livetext Application in iTunes application store. The exciting feature of this new application is that this is an innovative combination having the mix of both silent video chatting along with the feature of texting. With this application the users can have a face to face chatting with each other, at same time texting each other. The most unique feature is that in this process, the voice won’t get in your way of texting. This facility is also not available in most popular chatting and texting apps like Skype and FaceTime. Users can conveniently use this new app in both business environments as well as in classroom premises.
What Yahoo says…
Yahoo has the opinion that they introduced the new app with the objective of making the communication between the persons more realistic. They believe that the communication in the modern tech world lacks realism and personal interaction. Yahoo hopes that with the introduction of ‘Livetext’, this problem can be solved to a certain extent. In short they want to make the interaction between the people foolproof, exciting at the same time making it personal and real.
Buzz in Tech World
The app is receiving both positive as well as negative reviews from the people. Some of them even called the app ‘Odd’. Some of them enquired the relevance of such an app in the modern communication world. Some users clarified that the greatest rival of Yahoo, the Google has introduced Google+ Hangout, which offers free video chatting with the dual option of either one to one chatting or group chatting. But Livetext supports the chatting with one to one option for the time being. The success of the Livetext is still under question. But one thing is sure that Yahoo is trying hard for a comeback by introducing some innovative apps for communication
The app came into being from July 11th. Primarily it is available in iOS version and later it is expected to launch other versions supporting other OS. This can be used in iOS devices with either WiFi connectivity or Cell Network connectivity. Initially the company launched the app only in Hong Kong iTunes market and very soon it is expected to be launched worldwide.