Hangouts move to Google Chat 2

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  • Google has announced a slew of new features for its standalone Chat app.
  • The company now wants people to use the team collaboration tool to have conversations with family and friends.

Google’s messaging efforts have been highly confusing and scattered, to say the least. After killing Hangouts, Google positioned Chat as the new destination for workspace communication. Now, the company seems keen on making Google Chat a WhatsApp-like platform for messaging family and friends.