Text correspondence became commonplace
Unlike a phone call, which can distract you when you are busy, a text message gives you an opportunity to respond, when there will be free time. In those days, when the entry was made using the archaic method of T9, the text of correspondence was not as easy as it has become after a full-fledged advent of virtual keyboards. In the last decade the number of ways of text messaging increased greatly.
Now it is not only SMS, but also a huge number of other platforms, including iMessage, BlackBerry Messenger, Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Kik, WhatsApp and Google Hangouts, which is presented to a special web interface. And it’s only the most popular! They added countless lesser-known messengers.
But for sure Kakao Talk is one of the most popular messengers nowadays. Many users thought about that it would be convenient to have just one “supermessendger.” Of course, each of the plurality of applications has its own characteristics and advantages that are able to estimate the experienced user, but the need to use different software complicates the task for those who need a simple text correspondence and no more.