According to a new report from AFTVnews, Amazon has been busy working on a new messaging service dubbed Anytime that seems to toe the line between a traditional messaging app and a fledgling social network. We don't know. It will offer encryption, voice and video call functionality, sticks, easier group chats, and more. Users will be able to encrypt important messages that carries their personal information like their credit or debit card information and other band account details.
Furthermore, it appears that the app does not need a phone number to operate, as you can reach other people just by searching for their name.
Despite all these impressive features, Amazon's biggest hurdle will be getting people to use it.
It turns out that e-commerce giant Amazon has once again chose to rival social media platforms by introducing its very own messaging app.
However, it's still not entirely clear how the app will work.
In addition to these standard options, Amazon Anytime will also have direct links for users to make purchases on its e-commerce site, access to Amazon Prime Video & Music and even food ordering options. If that is the case, it might be the most convenient messaging app. Before you debate on whether another messaging app is needed or not. It also released a list of possible features, which suggest it will go way beyond the duties of your average messaging platform, putting it in direct competition with the likes of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and WhatsApp. Other expected features will be filters for photos and videos, @mention for other users, stickers and GIFs, and games as well. But it looks like Amazon could be preparing their own messaging service, called 'Anytime by Amazon'. The virtual voice assistant Alexa is also one of Amazon's creations which has become very popular.