Getting the opportunity to experience new places comes with its benefits; however, having to spend time away from those we care about can be the unfortunate reality of trips. Whether a business trip forces you to leave the family behind or a limited budget inhibits you from attending your annual trip with friends, being away from those we care about can sour some of the best occasions.
Fortunately, technological advancements solve this dilemma. Although, there is no replacement for face-to-face interaction, apps give us the opportunity to stay connected and share noteworthy moments of our lives with others.
The next time you find yourself separated by distance from those you care about, try utilizing these apps!
Stream is a live streaming app that enables you to broadcast from your mobile device free of charge. Not only does stre.am provide a platform for live broadcasting, it allows you to comment and interact with others in real-time!
WeChat is a multi-functional communication platform. It provides users with instant messaging, voice calls, video calls, group chat and multimedia messaging. Although this app is currently larger overseas in China, it is gaining moment in North America as well.
With a community in excess of 300 million users, this app has a growing fan base. Offering free voice messages, the ability to record and share short movies as well as video calling, this app’s features are extensive. A unique characteristic of Line is that it incorporates a timeline feature. The timeline allows users to post messages, photos, sticker and location information.
Don’t let distance prevent you from sharing special life moments with those closest to you. Hopefully, these apps bring you closer together when distance takes you further apart!