GroupMe updates to 3.0, now available on multiple platforms

GroupMe,the free group messaging app for the iPhone has now been updated to v3.0, sporting an all new user interface and new features. More importantly, the service has gone multi-platform and is available in over 90 countries, meaning that you can expand your group of friends/colleagues to chat with on Android, Windows Phone 7, the web and apps.

GroupMe is the easiest way to start conversations and keep in touch with your real life network.

It’s totally free, and it works on every phone. With apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7, as well as full support via SMS*, you can connect with anyone you know at any time.

Much like the ever popular WhatsApp Messenger (TMA Review), GroupMe allows users to assign individuals into custom made groups for unlimited texting (see our previous article for more detailed info). Great for planning events or coordinating a project. Best of all, it’s free, so grab a couple of friends and get busy.

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GroupMe – The Reply All Button for Texts

Our phones can access the world’s information, record beautiful photos and HD video, and even keep us entertained with thousands of games, yet text messaging with groups of people to this point has been far beyond the capabilities of our humble devices. Unlike email, there is no “reply-all” button for texting, and a single message sent to five people will quickly devolve into five fragmented conversations. Luckily, GroupMe [ iTunes ] is here to save the day.

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