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A Farewell To Allo, Google's Best Messaging App In Years

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Mar 14, 2019 5:30 PM 1+ mon ago

Hey Google, why did you kill off Allo, the best messaging app you made in years?

It was the first Google Assistant-enabled product. It was suppose to be the messaging app from Google to finally take off. And, it was so much fun to use.

I'm talking about Allo, the messaging app Google launched in September 2016. I was able to try it out before it went public, and found the app playful, the design to be clean, and useful, thanks to Allo's in-app access to Google Assistant. You could make emojis from your likeness and customize them, and you could send large or tiny messages to evoke tone in conversations. These and many other reasons were enough for me to convince everyone in my life -- my girlfriend, pals, and siblings -- to switch to Allo (and they did). And since then, all of us have been using it to chat with each other.

But then, ...

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