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Google is shutting down its Allo messaging service
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Quote:Google revealed yesterday that it will shut down Allo, a messaging service that it launched in September 2016 alongside Duo, a video messaging service.

Allo users can use the application until March 2019 and export their chat history using instructions posted here. Basically, what users need to do is make sure they run the latest version of Allo on their device. Select Settings > Chat > Export messages from chats or Export stored media from chats, and select where to store them.

Messages are exported to a CSV file, media attachments delivered as a zip archive instead. In March 2019, all Allo messages and backups will be deleted.

Google has had a bad streak in regards to messaging services. The company tried to enter the market several times in the past decade but failed each time to get enough traction in the market.

Hangouts, rumored to be shut down for consumers, will live on according to Google. The Enterprise-only services Hangout Chats and Hangout Meets will be made available to consumers in the future.
Full reading: https://www.ghacks.net/2018/12/06/google...g-service/
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