Google's Allo Wants to Add Emojis for You
Google today rolled out an update to its Allo messaging app that may pepper your messages with more emoji. The Smart Smiley tool will suggest relevant emojis and stickers as people type to help spice up their missives. Google says suggestions will change based on the context of the message. Google is also making a new sticker pack available to users of Allo that includes characters from the forthcoming "Fantastic Beasts" movie. Last, Google is giving Allo users the ability to swap between several new themes to give conversations a bit more style. The new version of Allo for Android and iOS is being made available over the net ew days. Smart Smiley will initially be available only in English, but will eventually come to more languages over time. Allo is an AI-assisted messaging app, but it cannot be used to replace SMS.
Mar 2, 2017
Google improved its Allo messaging service today with more expressive tools. Allo already allows people to search for and use emoji and stickers.
Sep 21, 2016
Google today made Allo, the messaging app it first revealed back in May, available to Android and iOS devices. Allo expands the ability for expression by tapping into the new Google Assistant, all while keeping conversations secure.
May 18, 2016
Google today announced Allo, a messaging application that expands the ability for expression by tapping into the new Google Assistant, all while keeping conversations secure. The app supports emoji and stickers, and a tool called "whisper shout" that lets people shrink or expand the size of text to convey volume or impact.
Aug 15, 2017
Google today brought its assistant-backed Allo messaging application to the web. Allo on the web requires Google's Chrome browser and can only interact with Allo on Android smartphones for now (iPhone support is coming later.) Google says Allo web access requires the latest version of the mobile Allo app on your handset in order to function.
May 11, 2017
Google today announced a new feature for its Allo messaging app that will take your self portraits and convert them into personalized sticker packs. Google says it is relying on neural networks to perform the behind-the-scenes magic.