Google Allo to shut down in March, putting focus on Messages and Duo
Several months shutting down Allo, its messaging rival to the likes of Apple iMessage, Facebook Chat and WhatsApp., Google is formally
The seek massive stated in a weblog put up Wednesday that the app will paintings via March. Until then, customers shall be in a position to export their current dialog historical past.
“We’ve learned a lot from Allo, particularly what’s possible when you incorporate machine learning features, like the Google Assistant, into messaging,” the put up says.
Attention will now shift to Messages, Google’s Android-based messaging app. That comes with, which is ready to give Android customers complex messaging options like learn receipts and higher-resolution image-sharing features. Additionally, Google will proceed to and Duo for video chat.
“We’re … ready to take what we’ve learned from Allo and put it to work to make Messages even better,” Google’s put up reads. “And by refocusing on Messages and Duo for consumers and Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet for team collaboration, we’re focused on delivering a simpler and more unified communications experience for all of you.”
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