According to a recent report, chat apps or messaging apps are now more popular than SMS messages, the news comes from Informa who have said that there are now more chat messages sent per day than standard text messages.
In 2012 there were around 17.6 billion text messages sent per day, this compares to 19 messages sent per day from chat or messaging apps like WhatsApp, BlackBerry Messenger and more.
Both text and chat messages are expected to increase next year, and Informa have predicted that the gap between the two will get larger with a prediction of 21 billion text messages compared to 50 billion app messages being sent per day.
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