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    Snapchat Alternatives

    Snapchat is described as 'Real-time picture chatting' and is a popular Group Chat App in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Snapchat for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, Online / Web-based, iPad and Android Tablet. Most alternatives are Group Chat , Social Networks and Video Calling Apps. The best alternative is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snapchat are Telegram (Free), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source), WhatsApp (Free) and Pixelfed (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 11, 2022
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    1. Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.
      Signal vs Snapchat opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Signal is a great alternative to Snapchat.
      altenativeto If you want a secure chat you should use Signal or Riot. Data-Privacy is not just a personal but also a social and political issue. Choose responsible.
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      siphons Signal includes self-destructing messages and an image editor allowing for text and drawing to be added to a photo in a way similar to Snapchat.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.
      Telegram vs Snapchat opinions
      Some users think Telegram is a great alternative to Snapchat, some don't.
      Telegram is a group messaging app, which is text based and not photo based.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    2. Wire is the most secure collaboration platform featuring messenger, voice, video, conference calls, file-sharing, and external collaboration –all protected by the most secure end-to-end-encryption.
      Most users think Wire is a great alternative to Snapchat.
    3. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
      Some users think WhatsApp is a great alternative to Snapchat, some don't.
    4. Pixelfed is an image sharing platform with focus on Privacy, Safety and Security, an ethical alternative to centralized platforms like Instagram. Federated, Ad-Free, No algorithms, No 3rd party analytics or tracking. Can run on your own server.


    5. Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your iPhone, choose a filter to transform the look and feel, send to Facebook, Twitter or Flickr – it’s all as easy as pie. It’s photo sharing, reinvented.
      Almost everyone thinks Instagram is a great alternative to Snapchat.
    6. Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.
    7. WeChat is a complete mobile communication and private social networking app. Free, cross-platform, and full-featured, WeChat is the best way to keep in touch with everyone you care about.
      Most users think WeChat is a great alternative to Snapchat.
    8. Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control.
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      LINE is a Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs. Line users exchange text messages, graphics, video and audio media, make free VoIP calls, and hold free audio or video conferences.
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