FireChat (Package Name: com.opengarden.firechat) is a messaging application developed by SKYBLU, and its latest version is 9.0.14. FireChat belongs to the category of Social, and it comes with the following features: Group chat, Works Offline, etc.
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Messages are free of charge. It is not necessary to have a signal or mobile data in order to use this service. This is the “INTERNET OF US” (TM) phenomenon that has taken over the world
There is no need for a connection to the Internet or cellular phone coverage for FireChat to work. Whether you are on a plane, in a bus or taxi, on a cruise ship or at a crowded event, you can use it anywhere. It only takes a few people using FireChat around you for you to get started.
As long as Bluetooth and WiFi are turned on, you will be able to send and receive messages even if you are not connected to the Internet (yes, you need to turn on WiFi even if you are not connected to the Internet). It is also possible to use FireChat if you are connected to a cellular network or a WiFi access point.
You will be automatically connected directly to one another so that you can communicate both publicly and privately with one another. With more people using it, the faster and bigger your network will become as more and more people use it.
FireChat is a web-based chat application that allows you to reach people worldwide and build an audience faster than on any other social network, as long as you have access to an internet connection or cellular network.
Throughout the world, leaders, artists, communities, and organizations, including news, cultural, humanitarian, sports…, are loving FireChat because it scales so quickly.
With the help of FireChat, they can instantly communicate with large groups of people in order to accomplish their objectives. Get FireChat now and start chatting with some of your friends.
Could you please explain how this works?
Using Bluetooth and peer-to-peer WiFi, FireChat creates a mesh network that allows users to chat with one another. Using FireChat, users can communicate with each other over the air by sending messages and pictures between devices that are within 200 feet of each other.
As a result of FireChat’s innovative multi-hop and store-and-forward capabilities, FireChat users can create a network that grows and expands as the number of devices increases. As a result, the message can hop from one device to the next in order to reach the intended recipient.
Due to this, the more people that use FireChat, the better the network gets and the larger it becomes (unlike a mobile network, which gets smaller as more people use it).
Mesh networks are able to transmit messages seamlessly from one device to another, allowing them to arrive at their intended recipients without any interruptions.
FireChat can communicate with remote recipients via Internet or cellular networks when they have an Internet connection or cellular service available.
Messages that are public can be seen by anyone who has access to the internet. The contents of private messages are encrypted and can only be viewed and read by the sender and the recipient of the message.
- Messages and photos can be sent instantly to anyone nearby
- With end-to-end encryption, you can send private messages only to the recipient and yourself
- You can create live chat rooms for discussions on any topic, with as few as a few people or as many as tens of thousands at the same time
- You can create a new chatroom by typing a hashtag in any message
- View messages that are most popular in public conversations
- Online and offline chatrooms are available
- You can use it even without an Internet connection, mobile coverage, or data plan
- Within 200 feet of each other, devices connect directly
- When several people use FireChat, multihop technology and store-and-forward create larger networks
A wide variety of media outlets around the globe have covered FireChat, including CNN, the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Time, and many more.
FireChat is often used at large festivals and live events, including the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in January 2015, as well as live events, such as SXSW, where it was awarded an Innovation Award in March 2015 for its use at the festival.
FireChat 9.0.14 Update
- There was a bug with the toggle for enabling offline messaging.
- We have updated the third party notices to reflect the latest information.