Google’s messaging app strategy is still a mess
Will the company ever get it right?
Google's chat plans: Kill Allo, upgrade Duo and invest in Messages
What about Hangouts? More like ...what about Hangouts?
Google may shut down its Allo messaging app 'soon'
Changing priorities and a lack of demand might do it in.
Rumor claims Google Hangouts will shut down in 2020 (updated)
Reset the clock.
Google Gboard can use selfies to create a 'Mini' version of you
The feature was originally launched as 'selfie stickers' for Allo.
Google is resurrecting blob emoji again
The cute 'lil guys are back as a sticker pack for Gboard and Messages.
Google will plug 'Chat' into Android to compete with iMessage
Instead of another app, Chat is the SMS replacement we've been waiting for.
Google explores texting from your browser
A new APK teardown also shows payments and "smart reply" features.
Google Duo allows you to call people who don’t have the app
But only fellow Android users, and not even all of them.