The company says the app "mix the quality, excitement and simplicity of texting
with the expressiveness of video, without the audio." While texting is quick and
easy, you often miss the meaning of a message, and you have to explain your reaction
("LOL or ROFL"), or wait for some hours before getting a response of the send text.
And to talk on the phone, you not only have to be available, but you also have to
be in a place where you can speak freely. The company said "Yahoo Live text combines
video to make your conversations more genuine and valid, and text to bring you a
quick and non-intrusive way to connect".
Yahoo has largely remained absent from the aggressively growing and evolving market
of messaging clients. The company, whose Yahoo Messenger client dominated the market
once, hardly paid attention to improve its marquee messenger, and allowing several
users to leave one without having obtained permission to do so. When apps like WhatsApp
and Face book Messenger came in the market. Live text is seemingly it’s a company's
way to get back in the game and target the young audience. You can download it from
the Play store, App store and Google Play.
The application is being made available for Apple and Android devices. The move
comes with Yahoo aiming to refocus on its business on mobiles and videos after losing
leadership in Web search. The tech industries already has a number of messaging
apps ranging from Face book-Owned Whatsapp to snap chat , which features disappearing