Google’s AI integrated messenger app might launch this week

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Facebook owned messaging app Whatsapp has dominated the instant messaging area til now, but it looks like Google is looking to compete with the king.

The internet giant announced its new messaging app Allo at IO this year, but hasn’t specified its launch date. However, there is a potential leak that suggests it will happen as soon as this week.

Renowned tipster, Evan Blass, in a post on Twitter claimed that Google will launch the Allo this week.

Google wants change the way people communicate with Allo which is said to come with  integrated AI elements.

Alo uses your phone number to find other friends who are also using the app. The messenger comes with Smart Reply a machine learning feature that learns how you answer to messages with people and predict the answers you give to a friend’s message. The app will also be able to analyze photos sent to you and provide intelligent suggestions that you can use to reply back.   

Alo will also come with Google assistant which can allow you to bring in Google search within your conversation with friends. You also be able have a 1-on-1 chat with virtual assistant.

The app will come equipped with an end-to-end encryption and incognito mode to protect your security and privacy.

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