|Operating system||Android, iOS|
|Type||Voice over IP, instant messaging, videoconferencing|
Tango is a third-party, cross platform messaging application software for smartphones developed by TangoME, Inc. in 2009. The app is free and began as one of the first provider of video calls, voice calls, texting, photo sharing, and games on a 3G network.
In 2017, Tango entered the live-streaming space, and has become a B2C platform for Live Video Broadcasts. Combining high-quality video streaming, a live messaging chat and a digital economy, Tango is a social community that allows content creators to share their talents and monetize their fans and followers.
Tango is available in many languages including Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Hindi and Vietnamese.
The California-based company has offices in Saint Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Kiev and Minsk, and a total of over 120 employees and 33 patents.
As of March 2014, Tango employed just over 160 employees in offices in Beijing China and Austin, Texas, in addition to its Mountain View headquarters. As of 2016, Tango closed its Beijing office.
On August 24, 2015, Tango stopped being compatible with PCs and smartphones which use the Windows Phone operating system.
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