Report: Teens are repurposing Google Docs from productivity tool to 'hot' chat app

Report: Teens are repurposing Google Docs from productivity tool to 'hot' chat app

March 15th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Friday March 15, 2019, Abner Li at 9to5Google wrote:
As evident by Allo’s death earlier this week and the upcoming consumer deprecation of Plus, Google has tried and failed to be relevant in social. However, it now appears that the company migh…

These young users are not even primarily using the built-in live chat , but rather leveraging the real-time collaborative nature that permits for multiple people to simultaneously add text to a document.

By the end, documents are a long stream of sentences and paragraphs,while users will distinguish themselves by choosing different fonts.

Teens told me they use Google Docs to chat just about any time they need to place their phone away but know their friends will be on complaceers.

Google should create a better cross-platform solution going forward especially when Facebook Messenger and iMessagepossess inherently more modern architectures.

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