Amazon Working on New Standalone Messaging App Called "Anytime"

Amazon Working on New Standalone Messaging App Called

Anytime appears to be more ambitious product and it seems it is created to compete other messaging apps like Facebook messenger and WhatsApp. It is also said to have encryption facilities so you don't have to worry about your personal details like the bank account or address. The e-commerce giant is working on a messaging app, to give its users features which the social media platforms offer its users. Or, at least, Amazon seems to think so, so it's putting out a messaging app that will corral all your other messaging apps so you can communicate with your friends all in one place. As listed, there are filters for sharing photos and videos, PvP gaming, chat customization (nicknames and color codes), music listening with Amazon music library integration, food ordering, plus a whole lot more.

So far, Amazon has not made any official comments on rumours related to Anytime messaging app.

While certain corners of the software arena have been, well, cornered by a single big name, there are others in which there is choice aplenty.

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Amazon dominates the online retail space, and its Alexa-powered Echo speaker has also seen considerable success.

If Amazon really has to kill it, then it has to think about getting into the mindset of customers. Apps like Telegram and WhatsApp have toyed around with this particular idea, so it's no surprise that Amazon will take it up as well. We are already accustomed to using popular services like Facebook, Whatsapp, Snapchat, WeChat and others, however, rumors are afloat that there will be a new entrant in this already crowded market. The report adds that users will be able to message businesses, make reservations, and - of course - shop.

But in addition to competing against big rivals, the companies are also challenged by small startups, like Signal and others, which try to attract users with their encrypted services that make it hard for law enforcement to see what they're sending to others.

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