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Hangouts vs WhatsApp: What are the differences?

Developers describe Hangouts as "A communication platform *". It is a communication platform which includes messaging, video chat, and VOIP features. On the other hand, *WhatsApp** is detailed as "*A freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP service *". It is a cross-platform mobile messaging app for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media.

Hangouts belongs to "Web and Video Conferencing" category of the tech stack, while WhatsApp can be primarily classified under "Chatbot Platforms & Tools".

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    Easy to carry on with contact

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    What is Hangouts?

    It is a communication platform which includes messaging, video chat, and VOIP features.

    What is WhatsApp?

    It is a cross-platform mobile messaging app for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media.

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    What are some alternatives to Hangouts and WhatsApp?
    Google Hangouts
    Message contacts, start free video or voice calls, and hop on a conversation with one person or a group.
    Skype
    Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.
    Duo
    Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.
    Zoom
    Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
    Google Meet
    It is the business-oriented version of Google's Hangouts platform and is suitable for businesses of all sizes. It allows users to dial in phone numbers to access meetings, thus enabling users with slow internet connection to call in.
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