Allo, is anybody out there? A brief history of Google's ill-fated messenger [Updated]

Update 1: 2018/12/05 3:29pm PST

We’re approaching the end of Allo history, as a recent report indicates that Google is planning to announce its death. As we wait for that last word to fall,

Back in April, it was revealed that development for Allo was temporarily suspended while Google redoubled its efforts at spreading the gospel of RCS. At the time, the company reassured consumers that it was still committed to supporting Allo, but the recent news of it’s expected shutdown, paired with a total absence of updates for the last ten months, casts those earlier statements into severe doubt. Read MoreAllo, is anybody out there? A brief history of Google’s ill-fated messenger [Updated] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.