Google announced 3 new messaging apps last week: Allo, Duo and Spaces:
- Allo is powered by the new Google Assistant so you can complete certain tasks (like making a restaurant reservation or looking for movie showtimes) without leaving the conversation.
- Duo provides video calls with a twist: you can see a live feed of the caller before you even accept the call.
- Spaces allows you to share, browse and comment on content with groups of friends, so all user engagement can happen without leaving the app.
All of them provide something slightly new, but do we need all these features to live in independent apps? Continue reading “Who needs another messaging app?”