It is already here and is the talk of the kids with school starting back.
This app originated and has been growing in Saudi Arabia and Egypt with the biggest growth to date in India.
Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.
Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).
The list is unranked, as the different functionality of each app makes them impossible to fairly compare. i Phone and Android, Free It's rare that a company or an app gets "verbified" the way Google did.
That's exactly what's happening with money-sending app Venmo, especially among cash-allergic millennials.
Today, there are often as many as 1,000 geeks inside who sometimes refer to themselves as the TWIT Army.
"They're the wise-ass kids at the back of the class who know everything that's going on," said Laporte, who hosts several of TWIT's 20-plus podcasts and is also heard nationally on the Premier Radio Network.
It began as an adjunct to a local radio show that TWIT founder Leo Laporte did in the mid-1990s.
Messages is now a feature-rich messaging platform, complete with third-party apps, stickers, and fun graphic effects like confetti and laser beams.
All the new functionality puts it leagues ahead of regular old SMS texting.
Imagine hundreds of hardcore geeks sitting at computers in one room—ready, willing, and able to help solve your tech problems.
Whether it's a new smartphone, a streaming video service, or a cloud-based backup that is driving you nuts, these folks can figure it out.