With the broadcast feature, you can send a message to up to 256 people simultaneously.
For talking to the folks back home in North America, however, Facebook Messenger is still my favorite.
Google Chat's weakness is probably polish.
This can be used to build apps for most of the major smart phones.
Here are few great ways to start your developer search: Enquire Around: This can be through co-workers, friends, family or discussion boards, websites, and review sites.
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