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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…

However, kids who inherently grew up surrounded by technology understand it. While Google as a company transitioned rather well into the mobile era while Duo only gained one last month. Messages for web is a product, but one tied to a very cumbersome QR code authentication. RCS will continue to suffer the problem as it is inherently meant for one device, rather than residing in the cloud. Google should create a better cross-platform solution going forward especially when Facebook Messenger and iMessage possess inherently more modern architectures.

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