Chat allows users to communicate via Direct or Group Messages, while Meet is a video chat service that can allow up to 50 participants to meet together via video (in G Suite Enterprise Edition).
Yesterday, we reported that Google will be shutting down Hangouts in 2020. The writing has been on the wall for a little while, but now the clock really is ticking. 9to5Google said that based on a "source familiar with the product's internal roadmap", Google Hangouts as a consumer product will come to an end in 2020. In the latter case scenario, it could be Google Hangouts.
Regardless of your choice, the reality is stark: Hangouts Classic - as Google now wants to call it - is garbage, and if it does eventually make way for better products, well that can't happen soon enough.
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While it might not be as popular as some of the other services from Google, Hangouts is still widely used.
With Hangouts now being used for business purposes and Chat being developed for consumer use, the regular Hangouts app no longer serves any real goal.
However, even if we go by Johnston's explanation of transitioning users to Chat and Meet, it still means Hangouts as we know it today will cease to exist.
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The shutting down was inevitable and delayed only because Allo performed poorly.
The chat feature interestingly hasn't been launched yet and is expected to see the light of the day sometime in 2019.
Google Hangouts would follow other Google products such as Google Inbox, Google Reader, Google Wave, Google Buzz, or Google Plus that the company shut down in recent years or plans to shut down. What is a suitable alternative?
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