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instant messaging

n.
The transmission of an electronic message over a computer network using software that immediately displays the message in a window on the screen of the recipient.

instant messaging

n
(Computer Science) computing the online facility that allows the instant exchange of written messages between two or more people using different computers or mobile phones. Abbreviation: IM

instant messaging

A program that allows users to communicate with each other instantaneously using typed messages.
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Google Allo - Google Allo is a smart messaging app that helps one say more and do more.
From the start, we've believed that your Google Assistant should be available wherever you need help, and that's why it's already on Google Home, eligible Android phones, iPhones, Google Allo and Android Wear," Google said (https://www.
Google Allo, the messaging app from the search giant is now available on the web for Chrome users.
Google Allo is the search giant's response to WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger and leverages the company's vast research into artificial intelligence to provide a 'smart' messaging service.
Simplicity is not gone anywhere, and some additional features you'll love to use in Google Allo, such as smart reply, font resizing and a quick photo editor.
Google said, 'Stickers in Google Allo are designed by independent artists and studios from around the world.
Google Allo takes the messaging experience a little further by integrating it with your very own virtual assistant.
Google Allo offers two distinct and very different kinds of artificial intelligence.
Smart Reply will also suggest responses for photos sent on Google Allo.
Similar to the Chrome browser, Google Allo also comes with an incognito mode option for desktop users.
Google Allo and Duo might not have gained your attention, but Google seems committed to its messaging and video calling apps.
1 features include new emojis and keyboard revamps, which allow users to send GIFs in messenger apps such as Google Allo, Messenger, and Hangouts.