The Pinger app provides users with a free phone number that can be used for either phone calls or texting. Pinger users make calls over a mobile device or computer.
In addition to the calling and texting features of the Pinger app, users can send images or set up group messaging. The app provides value to users of the free communication-based service as well as to companies marketing products and services. A business can use Pinger as an advertising venue with targeted promotional messages popping up on the screens of people enjoying access to the free service. Ads appear at the bottom of the screen as well as in the written text sent between users.