Twilio today announced that it has added support to its API for LINE, a popular free communication app that allows its more than 168 million users to make calls and send messages. LINE support is part of Twilio Channels, a feature of Twilio's API designed to build messaging experiences.
SendBird, a provider of chat API services for mobile and web applications, today announced significant platform additions designed to make chat easy and accessible to any tech-driven company, from ride-sharing services to marketplaces to online communities to dating apps.
Chat applications are hugely popular these days, and developers wanting to add chat functions to applications need to find the most suitable APIs to accomplish this task. In this article, we highlight the eleven most popular Chat APIs based on website traffic on ProgrammableWeb.