Chat apps were once for digital p2p1 communication—chatting.
Now chat apps have become the media for news, faux news, entertainment, memes, commerce, and more. They are a combination of, for old school web-ers, a portal, a usenet or yahoo group or bulletin board, and mass email (with everyone in cc).
With chat apps no longer primarily the medium for p2p digital communication, what is the new chat app?
In corporate environment, this p2p role is partly fulfilled by Slack DMs and email. Which app will fulfil this role in personal use case?