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Tribe: video messaging for Android mobile

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If you find text messaging far too bland and boring, try the Tribe app. Thanks to it, you will be able to exchange messages in the form of small video sequences. This should give your mailbox some fun..

Tribe concept

It may not be the most popular video message service on Android, but it is one of the most successful. To stand out from the competition, Tribe has a sleek interface. One leaves his finger pressed on the profile picture of one of his contacts to start recording the video. image Then once it is completed, lift your finger from the screen of your mobile to automatically send it to your correspondent. It is practical, fast and particularly fun.

Why use Tribe rather than a messaging app like WhatsApp?

First, so you don't waste your time with these horrible touch keyboards. Unfortunately when entering text on a smartphone, you type a letter and it is often another that appears..

And then with a video you make your discussion more attractive, more visual. Your contact can discover your environment. Your message gets through much more simply and directly. It humanizes communications via smartphone.

How to use Tribe?

The use of Tribe is particularly instinctive. The creators of the application have tried to simplify the user experience as much as possible. Besides, it is one of the only messaging applications not to use the keyboard..

  • Open the Play Store
  • In the search field type Tribe
  • Then press the Install button
  • During the first start, the application will ask you to create an account
  • You will also need to enter your phone number so that other users can find you
  • To add friends on Tribe, you will need to click on the "+ contacts" button and follow the instructions that appear on the screen. image
  • Then leave your finger pressed on the photo of one of your contacts to start recording the video (15 seconds maximum)
  • Then release to send him

Unlike other messaging services, only your contact will be able to read your message. Note that the latter is automatically deleted after being read. You can also create groups to make it easier to send videos to multiple people at the same time. image The Tribe application also has a geolocation function allowing you to know the distance between you and your correspondent. It is also quite funny to use.

We just regret that the application is not as popular as Skype or Snapchat. Too few people use it. It's also a shame because Tribe really deserves to be interested in her.