Which messaging system most popular in Indonesia?

nd_eric_77

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WhatsApp. Hands-down. 6 years ago, BBM was king, but most of us have long-since deleted BBM. Line is OK; especially for its online retail options, but it has too many ads.
 

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what's App, much more reliable, but I have both, at times Line doesn't work to well
 

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WA is being used by most.. both for private things, but also work activities.. Many use WA and send multiple messages, instead of calling..
 

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WA is being used by most.. both for private things, but also work activities.. Many use WA and send multiple messages, instead of calling..
This is true. I have 3 WhatsApp groups for directly work-related chats, and one more for "ngobrol-ngobrol" (basically, gossip and selling junk).
 

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I agree WA is the weapon of choice for most. I'm not really a user but the wife messages me sometimes. One thing on WA, we tried the video chat once and it was awful. On the other hand, I had an excellent video chat with my grandson via Farcebonk video chat while i was washing the car yesterday. I'm not the techiest guy around, but the ability to do that is cool. :)
 

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I heard BBM (the consumer version of Blackberry Messenger) will completely stop end of May.

Amazing that such a popular system can make such a dive. It was huge in Indonesia, with a penetration topping 80%. But obviously we’ve seen it before with Lotus 1-2-3, VHS/BETAMAX, PDA’s, ....

And if we look at the next dinosaurs as cable TV or DVD/BluRay, laptops or even .....cash.
 

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BBM, RIP today.

I would think both WhatsApp and FB Messenger. Line is more popular in Taiwan and Thailand.

More and more people I meet has this app installed too - MiChat.
 

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I've noticed Telegram becoming more and more popular, especially after the May 22 blocking of WA.
 

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