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The Standard Google Hangouts Application Will Begin Its Closure in …

Will the classic Google Hangouts finally get the chop? Absolutely — and now we know a little more about when. Last year, a report from 9to5Google claimed that the classic Google Hangouts app was set to shut down for consumers at some point in 2020, citing “a source familiar with the product’s internal roadmap.” The news wasn’t all that surprising. Google often gets ridiculed for its multitude of messaging apps, and the company recently announced that it would be turning its attention to Android Messages and integration with the […]

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Google exterminates Hangouts and also Allo in a cull to its messagi …

If you’ve ever used a Google app to communicate you’ll know there are far too many of them. Do you use Google Hangouts, perhaps Google Meet, or what about Allo or Duo? It’s a minefield and, thankfully, Google has recognised this problem. In a blog post, it has announced it is to cull some of these errant apps. The first casualty of the Googlecide is Google Allo, Google’s response to WhatsApp released in 2016. Many of its features have already been transferred over to Google Messages, which […]

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