Yahoo launches free to download video texting app Livetext for iOS and Android
Yahoo launches free to download video texting app Livetext for iOS and AndroidYahoo

Yahoo has announced the global roll out of Livetext and is bringing the new way to communicate to India. What makes Yahoo Livetext unique yet interesting is blending the simplicity of texting with the expressiveness of video, without the audio.

According to numerous survey reports, hundreds of millions of user are addicted to phones and 71% among them even sleep with them.

Connecting with your friends should be spontaneous and easy but also fleeting, just like a real-life conversation. Yahoo Livetext combines video to make your conversations more authentic, and text to bring you a quick and non-intrusive way to connect.

Livetext puts your words and your friend's real-time reactions at the center of your conversation. Whether you are cheering at a Cricket match, club-hopping on a Saturday night, or at your local music gig, you can spontaneously connect with friends and family and invite them to experience moments with you. With the video on, you can not only share a text with your friend, but also see their expression real time, and without having to take an audio call. Simple conversations transform into richer experiences and become more authentic and memorable.

Over the past few weeks, Yahoo been testing and rolling out Yahoo Livetext in several markets, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and the US. Now the app is also available for the Indian users.

Android and iOS users can download the app for free from Google Play Store and iTunes app store.