Group chats are easy to arrange online through instant messaging services or social networking features such as Facebook Groups. But they don’t work well on mobile devices, or if they do, they require a smartphone app and a decent cellular signal, which excludes lots of potential users.

Group texting apps have seen massive growth in the last two years. The following group texting apps have recieved a lot attention in recent times. Google has joined the group messaging space with Disco yesterday.

TextPlus- Chill, Chat & Hangout – Chat with friends one-to-one or in a group. Or, drop into a Community where people are sharing pics and talking about everything right NOW! Tap on a Profile Pic to meet someone new and chat one to one.

GroupMe- Free group messaging with anyone you know. Works on any phone. Now works over data—no text plan required!. Start groups with the people already in your contacts, or invite them from Twitter, Facebook, and email.

Fast Society allows you and friends to communicate around fun experiences in your life. It combines group text messaging, conference calling, voice messaging, location sharing, and photo sharing in one simple and elegant interface.

Beluga is a cross-platform messaging app for groups. Beluga lets you send and receive instant updates, location info and photos, all via push notification, with NO TXT messaging fees.

GroupFlier is a free group texting service for friends, families, and colleagues. The GroupFlier mobile app makes it easy to create texting groups, send and receive messages, and manage group members.

With the TextGroups application, you can now send text messages to groups of contacts without having to add contacts one by one with the built-in “Messages” application. Telling your new number to all your contacts, wishing a happy new year to your whole address book is made possible not only EASILY but above all QUICKLY using the “TextGroups” application.

Grouped{in} allows you to organize & simplify private group communication across multiple channels – including private in-app group messaging, phone, SMS, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and beyond.


  1. Is there a way to send to a business group but the group be hidden on other peoples phones? I don’t want my colleagues info easily accessed by others ???

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