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SovTech specialises in mobile app development, iOS, Android, hybrid technologies and progressive web apps.
 

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Why choose SovTech for your bespoke app development?

SovTech is an award-winning software and mobile app development company. With over a decade of engineering experience, along with over 200 tech professionals, we are experts in building custom mobile applications for any business, in any industry.

Our multidisciplinary teams, comprising tech-enthusiasts with elite and varied development expertise, are geared towards building scalable products that service growth-focused businesses. We strive to deliver bespoke solutions that innovate using cutting edge technologies and cloud software at competitive and flexible rates.

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What is Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger is a free mobile messaging program that may be used for group chats, instant messaging, and sharing photographs, videos, and audio recordings. The program, which is available for free download, allows you to chat with your Facebook friends as well as your phone contacts.

The History of Facebook Messenger

Meta Platforms’ Messenger is a non-free instant messaging app and platform. The firm updated its messaging service in 2010, issued standalone iOS and Android apps in 2011, and released standalone Facebook Portal hardware for Messenger calls in 2018.

Features

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Say it with any emoji

Are you at a loss for words? You may now personalize your reactions using a wider range of emojis.

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Express yourself

Fun AR effects, messaging effects*, and selfie stickers* will bring your chats to life.

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Your chats Your way

To make your discussions more personal, choose from a variety of entertaining themes and colors.

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Platforms

Use Facebook Messenger on these platforms:

Web

iOS

Android

Tech Stack

Facebook Messenger is built using this tech stack

PHP

Jenkins

React

Java

Cost of building an app like Facebook Messenger

£65 000

 

Benefits of custom over off-the-shelf software​

While off-the-shelf software might be cheaper to set up, custom app development can be uniquely tailored to meet your specific business needs. Bespoke software is high-quality, built by a team of expert professionals, offering you better and more features than the limited features that are available with generic software.

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