Shortly after rumors piled on about recent internal shakeups with Google’s messaging clients, Google came to confirm the news: Allo is dead.
While Google has confirmed that it would be offloading users of its classic Hangouts client over to its current Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat bifurcation for enterprise, it had yet to talk about the chat app it debuted in March of last year.
Earlier in the day, a source to 9to5Google claims that Google Allo’s shutdown is imminent though its announcement may have been pushed back because of the same publication’s earlier reportage of rumors of the Hangouts shutdown. Late tonight, Google confirmed Allo’s end of life. It’s scheduled to go down in March, just the same time as social network Google+ is expected to close service.
Ever since Allo product head Amit Fulay took a job at Facebook in January, Google essentially put Allo in stasis.

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