Tag: Google Hangouts

Google is killing off Allo, its latest messaging app flop

It’s official: Google is killing off Allo. The messaging app was only launched in September 2016 but it was pretty much flawed from the word go with limited usage. Google was, once again, painfully late to the messaging game. The company said it had ceased work on the service earlier this year,

Hangouts Chat, Google’s Slack competitor, gets emoji reactions

Hangouts Chat, Google’s business-focused Slack competitor is getting emoji reactions. That’s a feature that Slack has long had, so if anything, today’s move makes Hangouts Chat even more Slack-like than before. Hangouts Chat, you may remember, is very different from Hangouts, Google’s chat app for regular users which at one

Google starts migrating all G Suite users from Hangouts to Meet

Google today announced that starting now, it is moving all of its G Suite users who follow its recommended schedule from its Hangouts video chat service to Hangouts Meet, the more enterprise-ready version of Hangouts. The move will likely take about a month or so, This means all newly created