Google is about to end Duo once and for all and is already warning users of the video calling app. We already warned a few weeks ago that Google was preparing everything to end Duo, its video calling app, once and for all. As the company confirmed, within a very short time, all Google Duo features will be integrated into Meet, and the latter will become Google’s only video calling application.
Now, the time to say goodbye to Duo seems to be much closer. The company itself has begun to send a notice to app users where they are reminded that, sooner or later, the Duo app will become Meet automatically. Google Duo, Google’s mobile video call application.
The final goodbye to Google Duo, is much closer
When opening the Google Duo application on Android, many users are finding a warning similar to the one that can be seen in the screenshot below these lines. In it, it is indicated that “the Duo app will become Meet, with a new name and icon, and more features such as background effects.”
The notice that Google is sending to Duo users to remember that Duo will be integrated into Meet. Despite this, to this day it is still possible to use Google Duo normally and make video calls with other users of the app. At the moment, the company has not confirmed when the complete transition from Duo to Meet will take place.
The change is similar to what will happen with Google Hangouts in a short time: Google’s instant messaging application will be integrated into Gmail through Google Chat and will disappear as a separate service. All these changes are intended to simplify Google’s suite of communication services, thus facilitating adoption by users. It will be necessary to see if the plan takes effect, or if sooner or later we witness another rebranding.
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