Results for - Messaging App Wars: How Competitive is the Marketplace?

2,855 voters participated in this survey

1. Are you an avid user of messaging through your mobile device?

Yes
36%
1,022 votes
No
64%
1,833 votes

2. Which mobile messaging platforms do you use the most?

Whatsapp
4%
114 votes
Blackberry Messenger (BBM)
2%
64 votes
Facebook Messenger
10%
287 votes
Snapchat
2%
55 votes
Standard Text Messaging
24%
675 votes
Skype
4%
114 votes
WeCHat
0%
10 votes
Viber
1%
31 votes
N/A
51%
1,459 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
46 votes

3. We recently witnessed that various messenger tools are valued substantially. Whatsapp recently sold for $19 Billion, and many others are valued significantly as well. What are your thoughts on the overall functionality of Whatsapp?

Whatsapp is the most reliable and worth the $19Billion
6%
158 votes
Whatsapp is not the most reliable tool, and others can dominate the market
7%
196 votes
Whatsapp is completely useless
6%
176 votes
N/A
80%
2,291 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
34 votes

4. Which messenger service do you believe will dominate the market in the next 5 years?

Whatsapp
6%
168 votes
Blackberry Messenger (BBM)
2%
67 votes
Facebook Messenger
10%
283 votes
Snapchat
4%
120 votes
Skype
8%
217 votes
WeCHat
1%
18 votes
Viber
2%
49 votes
N/A
66%
1,881 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
52 votes

5. What are your thoughts on the marketplace for messaging apps?

The marketplace is too saturated. Too many apps exist
18%
523 votes
The top ranked apps and virtually similar
10%
287 votes
There is still room to compete in this marketplace
12%
333 votes
N/A
60%
1,704 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
8 votes

6. What features are vital to have for a messenger apps to be over six figures?

Overall

n/a

Most Popular Answer

21%
598 votes

7. What improvements would make messenger tools more useful?

Overall

n/a

Most Popular Answer

22%
631 votes
03/16/2014 Technology 2855 17 By: Tellwut

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