(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – GroupMe Android 5.0 makes it easy, efficient and fun for users to stay connected to the those who matter most. The new version is faster and has significantly improved battery efficiency and notifications. In addition to connecting via text and photo messages, users can express themselves with more than words by sending exclusive emoji, memeing images, and sharing content from the internet all within the chat.
Users engage with GroupMe on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, groupme.com on desktops, and even without the app via SMS.
“Our new version for Android represents the best of GroupMe’s offerings: fast, reliable, easy to use group and direct messaging with the features that our users enjoy the most, including Media Search, Gallery, Inline content viewing, and emoji packs. We’re excited to share this brand new version with our Android users,” stated Chris Connolly, Director of Product at GroupMe.
- Media Search: Search and send GIFs, videos, and images. Powered by Bing and Giphy.
- Inline Content: See thumbnail view of content shared via URLs (articles, videos, tweets)
- Notifications: Control app and specific chat notifications
- Gallery: Photos and uploaded videos in the chat are saved in the Gallery
- Meme: Added ability to meme and re-meme images
- Group Messages: Easily add or remove people in group chats and clear chat history
- Direct Messages: Use all the same great messaging features of group messaging to chat with your contacts one-on-one
- Emoji: 6 exclusive emoji packs available for free
For international users, GroupMe offers improved PIN delivery and is now available in 20 languages:
Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese
Connections that count. GroupMe users can send and share text and photo messages, locations, and content from the internet for free with anyone and across all mobile and desktop devices. A member of the Skype/Microsoft family.