Google Sunsetting Allo & Hangouts To Focus On Just 5 Messaging Apps
Over the past week, a couple of reports had surfaced regarding two of Google’s seven messaging apps – Allo and Hangouts. The reports stated that Google was planning to shut down both apps, though Allo was due to be shut down much sooner, with Hangouts not being shut down til sometime in 2020, according to the team’s roadmap. After those reports hit the web, Google was forced to say something, and last night it put out a press release talking about its vision for its messaging apps.
It is essentially taking out two of its seven messaging apps and will focus on the remaining five messaging apps – which is still a ton of messaging apps. Currently Google has seven messaging apps – so much for, …