Anonymous Messaging App Blink Arrives On Android

TechCrunch

Blink , a mobile application that allows users to send each other self-destructing messages, has now arrived on Android . The app, which first debuted on iOS last spring , lets you share text, photos, videos, sketches, and even voice messages with your friends, though the company has found that the majority of its users are using Blink for “ephemeral” texting purposes.

The app competes with a growing number of anonymous and/or private messaging apps, like Snapchat, Frankly, Confide, Whisper, Secret, and others. Like many in this space, Blink doesn’t require that you use your “real” identity on its service – your username can be anything you choose.

Today, 65% of registered users on Blink are anonymous users, and 85% of messages sent on the app were sent by anonymous users. Plus, 69% of users return to the app after their first use, which is more than…

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