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Updated: May 3, 2013 15:15 IST

Chat apps more popular than SMS

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Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.
© Copyright 2013 Graphic News. Reprint by permission only. All rights reserved. Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.

Smart phone users tapped out an average of 36.6 billion messages every day last year, according to analysts at Informa, with the majority being sent by so-called chat apps which avoid mobile operators’ SMS fees. Graphic shows estimated numbers of chat app and SMS users and compares popular chat apps.

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