Facebook and Facebook Messenger are still two of the most downloaded and used apps on the market. They’re essential parts of our online communication. That’s why it makes perfect sense for Google to be working on their own messaging service to rival Messenger. Google will come up against stiff competition not only from Messenger but also from Skype and WhatsApp, which all have sizable user bases. Google will also be integrating chat bots (automated programs that you can message to receive information and feedback) as a way to be more competitive. Given the amount of data that Google has access to it’s likely that their chat bot service would be more substantial than any of its competitors. That would give them the edge in that department. Keep an eye on this development as there will be more news to follow!
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