Emojis are nothing new. They’ve long dominated digital communication spaces such as email, social media, and free instant messenger chats.

With new ones debuting all the time, emojis let you express thousands of emotions, feelings, and ideas while saving you precious time and characters. They’re a great way to inject some life into your digital communication! …


Streamlined team communication is extremely important, especially if you’re running remote teams. You want your team members to get all messages in time, never miss a notification, and perform a set of more complex actions like share files and collaborate on projects.

Which one is better for your business? Read on to see how Slack and Skype compare in different categories that are relevant for efficient team collaboration.

About Slack

Slack started as an internal communications tool for a development company called Tiny Speck. It became available…


Distractions are a universal feature of the workplace. So much so that while reading this article you’ll likely get distracted by any number of interruptions commonly fueled by digital technology, such as social media and free instant messenger app notifications.

And while the coronavirus pandemic has left many offices shut, working from home hasn’t solved the problem. Remote work environments are riddled with things to preoccupy your concentration.

10 Common Distractions at Work and How to Snuff Them Out

While smartphones and the internet…


Most messengers have a group chat option — Whatsapp introduced it in 2009, Viber in 2012, and, since 2015, you can even do it on Instagram.

In such an environment, it was to be expected that a group chat app dedicated to team communication would make waves and disrupt the market. That’s what GroupMe did. With its particular set of features and specific interface, GroupMe has become one of the most popular team chat apps outside of the enterprise sphere.

How does GroupMe work and what makes it so popular? Let’s get into…


Slack has made quite a name for itself over the years. Starting out as an internal chat tool to keep a small team of gaming developers connected, Slack now boasts 12 million daily active users, half of whom are paying customers. That makes Slack the fastest-growing startup in history, not to mention one of the leading instant messaging apps for business.

Why Is Slack So Popular?

Slack delivers a social-media-like user experience through a hip interface that’s filled with notifications, emojis, GIFs, memes, and other such goodies. …


Communication apps are a must-have in today’s interconnected world. They’re a lifeline as more and more people go abroad for work, education, and leisure. With a stable internet connection, you can send text messages and other data while voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology allows you to make phone calls, no matter where in the world the other party is, and often for free.

So which apps are the best for chatting internationally? Whether you’re collaborating for work or just checking in with friends and family back home, we’ll break it down for you below.

The Best Apps for International Communication

Skype: Best app for international chat and low-cost calling

Available on: Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux, Kindle Fire, Xbox One

Skype needs no introduction. The pioneering platform has provided reliable communications capabilities since 2003. Skype users…


If you’re a Whatsapp user that cares about data safety, you’re likely familiar with the privacy update that was announced this month. It was meant to be rolled out on February 8th but it has since been delayed amid rumors about Whatsapp using it to share more data with their parent company, Facebook.

On the other hand, Telegram is often mentioned as one of the best Whatsapp alternatives on the instant messenger market. Both Telegram and other secure messengers like Signal have been counting new users in millions for the past week since Whatsapp’s new policy has undergone criticism. Unlike Whatsapp, these messengers claim that they don’t share data with third parties, don’t store as much information on their servers, and have more advanced safety features.


If your company uses a team chat app, chances are you’re familiar with Slack.

Slack isn’t without its flaws, which is why we’ve seen a lot of work instant messenger apps developed in the past decade. Each of these tools addresses something that Slack might have missed — safety features, task organization, etc.

Let’s take a look at what made Slack so successful, as well as some areas…


Workplaces today depend on technology for almost everything, not least of which is internal communication. Chat apps are at the center of this transformation, facilitating timely and productive communication and collaboration in an age of remote work.

Why Chat Reigns for Inter-office Communication

Chat apps geared toward the workplace…


Collaboration drives team performance. Teams that work well together are more engaged, perform tasks with higher determination, and achieve higher levels of success. It seems simple enough. Yet good collaboration eludes teams everywhere.

Team Collaboration Is the New Way of Work

Team collaboration is the cooperation of different employees and teams on a common set of objectives.

In…

Brosix Instant Messenger

Brosix is a cross-platform team chat and collaboration tool, ideal for everyday communication for business and leisure.

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