Explore the world with these ten popular apps

Mackenzie Adam, Staff Writer

Communication nowadays hasn’t been the easiest. With six feet apart and masks on daily, humans need to talk to each other. A simple text or call can cure a bad day. These ten apps are safer and easier to use when we can’t meet in person.

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1. Check out Instagram on a mobile phone, explore the picture perfect app.

Instagram is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of users. Instagram has photos, videos, or stories. Instagram is used to show what life is, with the perfect Instagram worthy pictures. This app has millions of users hooked on exploring the art of photography. There is a feature on Instagram that allows you to directly message another user photos or text. With this messaging feature, you can also call each other. You can facetime or just call. Instagram is very public, anyone on the app can view your page. There is a private account mode, this is where only the people the user approves can see their posts. This app  allows people to see their friends safely through photos or calls. This app has its unique features that can hook a user and gives them the freedom to be themself with their friends.

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2. Grab a device and start chatting with new people or find a new place to shop.

Facebook is used by all ages and it is used to show life when users can’t be with each other. ¬†Users on Facebook can post photos, videos, or post little announcements. It is to keep important moments in life and Facebook can remind the user when events happened. Facebook also provides a safe platform to chat with friends or even work. Businesses use Facebook to post about events or post about their current products. This platform is safe and easy to use. This app has its unique groups and communities that allows everyone to share their life.

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3. Open up the Snapchat app on your mobile device and change your look using fun filters!

Snapchat is a platform through which people can chat, post a photo on their story, or use fun filters to send photos to their friends. This app has unique, fun filters that you can use on humans or animals! Another feature is that users can create a map of friends across the world. Unfortunately, users can message each other, but they disappear after a period of time. All of those images or messages get deleted which people sometimes get worried about. Other than that the photos and filters are fun to use and see!

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4.Whatsapp provide a safe place to text with friends across the world, grab a device and download.

Whatsapp is an app that allows people to call and text with each other. This is for simple calls, video calls, or messages. It is very straightforward, the users can use a mobile phone number and email. Users can easily make an account and start chatting. There aren’t many special features about this app. Whatsapp is very unique because you can chat with people from across the world and it still registers.

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5. The Messenger app is downloaded onto your device and it will start with a new phone number

Messenger is very much like Whatsapp. Messenger is for messaging and it is available for download on Apple and Android phones. With Messenger, users can use their mobile phones and text with their friends. This app allows people to talk with each other wherever they are. This also works great because users can text whenever and wherever. This app has its unique, widely used platform, and it is very straightforward.

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6.Twitter has new stories every second, start reading now on a device.

Twitter is a social platform with all the latest news! Twitter is a platform where users can post photos, videos, announcements, or links. Users mainly use this platform for news items and big announcements. Businesses also use this platform to post about their products and activities. You can also private message other users on Twitter about the posts you see. Twitter allows big announcements or stories to get out fast because of Twitter’s large user base. This app is very unique because of how fast the news or information get outs.

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7.Check out the notifications from friends on the Discord app!

Discord is a platform that contains messaging systems. Users can click on a link and get invited to a server that has thousands of other users. On these servers, you can message each other or call. This app also has a special feature where you can stream your device screen to others in a group call, this allows users to game and chat. Discord allows users to communicate with a large group of people. Users can also privately call or message their friends. Discord also has paid upgrades for users called Discord nitro which allows users to send bigger files, use more emotes, and more.

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8. Download Slack and start talking to others users, large servers allow for fast communication.

Slack is a business based platform where people can text or call with each other. This platform is very organized and safe to use. The organization on this app allows a large group of people to chat and keep records. Slack is mainly used for large organizations to keep everyone safe and on task. This app is very unique becasue of its organization and amazing leadership abilities. The leadership teams can create the specific layout they need the team to communicate in which allows people to have organization control.

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9.The Houseparty app allows friends to hold meets and play games, check it out now.

Houseparty is an application that users can call or facetime on. Houseparty has fun features like fun filters to change the user’s face. Houseparty uses your phone number and starts chatting. This platform is very calm and private. Up to ten users can be in a call with cameras. People don’t have to use cameras or microphones but if you turn them on users can play with features. This app is special because there are small games you can play with friends and use fun face filters with your friends.

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10. Join the call on Zoom with friends or businesses.

Zoom is being used more and more in 2021. Zoom users can join a video call and talk to other users. Zoom has a camera and microphone, with a camera there’s a really cool feature to keep your private home safe. Users can blur their background or turn on a beach background. Users also can kick or mute users out of the call. A host owns the meeting and has many special powers to help keep everything organized. Zoom is the most organized group cite you can call on in this list, it has multiple admin powers to keep everything under control.