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Google Messenger


Released June, 2011

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Automatically able to chat with your Google+ contacts which is basically all of your GMail contacts. Includes Sent, Delivered, Read message feedback. Can be installed as a separate standalone app from Google+ on Android.

The Cons:Not useful until more people use Google+, if ever. Can't see when other person is typing. Can't send images/videos.

Google Messenger (formerly called "Huddle") is the free instant messaging app included with Google+ for you mobile device. It provides an alternative to texting by allowing for free chat with all of your Google+ contacts.

It is very similar to BBM for Blackberry, Kik Messenger, PingChat!, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. The app can be accessed from the Google+ app home screen or can be directly started with a shortcut on Android devices.

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Pros
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    Automatically able to chat with your Google+ contacts which is basically all of your GMail contacts

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    Includes Sent, Delivered, Read message feedback

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    Can be installed as a separate standalone app from Google+ on Android

  • 1

    Can start a Hangout from your mobile

Cons
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    Not useful until more people use Google+, if ever

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    Can't see when other person is typing

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    Can't send images/videos

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    Can't send location

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VesNL
VesNL: #google_messenger Still can't say I've used it and will on a regular base one year after I've started using it. Adoption level was higher for me with Whatsapp Jul 11, 12
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