Stephen Lam | Reuters
Erik Kay, technical director at Google, introduces Allo and Duo on stage during the Google I / O 2016 Developer Conference in Mountain View, California. May 18, 2016
Google plans to kill the chat app Allo until the middle of next year, the company said in a blog post, a previous report on Wednesday confirmed the imminent descent of the product.
Tweet  Google has long been pursuing a complicated, chaotic strategy when it comes to chat apps and has set up a laundry list of communications products, including the original GChat, the Buzz social network, and the Wave collaboration tool. Earlier this year, it announced that it had closed its Google Plus social network after discovering a security flaw that exposed private profile data.