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After I opened the notification, I liked that Spaces places the most recent comment at the bottom of your screen, and lets me chat about the link by tapping on that caption.
It's nice that Spaces makes it slightly easier to share links, but chat rooms are more than just link hubs.
GAFE is a collection of web-based collaboration tools, including email, chat, calendar, word processing, and spreadsheets.
When I received a push notification alerting me of a link shared in a Space, the alert only contained the caption rather than the link's headline, which felt confusing and lacked context.Google Talk first started in 2005 and was an instant-messaging service aimed at adults.Eight years later in 2013, Google launched Google Hangouts, a second chat application that allows users to text, voice, or video-chat their friends.Officially known as ‘Google Talk’, Gchat was one of the most widely-used instant messaging services, with an estimated 7.5 million active users.But before you panic, there’s good news – Google Talk users will be rolled over to Hangouts, another of Google’s chat platforms that does effectively the same thing.If Google could make it easier to text in Spaces and add better integration with Gmail, or maybe some of Snapchat's image and video editing features, this app could become more compelling. It was one of Google's most beloved products, but come June, the technology firm is saying goodbye to its Gchat application.In the blog, a Google spokesperson said: ‘Hangouts offers advanced improvements over Google Talk such as group video calling and integration with other Google products.‘With the introduction of Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, which add further improvements in meetings and team collaboration, it is now time to say goodbye to Google Talk.’From June 26, Google Talk users will automatically be rolled over to Hangouts.The Google spokesperson added: ‘For users that preferred the Google Talk look, there is a Dense Roster setting in Hangouts that provides a similar experience.’Google has several other communications apps, including Allo, Duo and its Android messaging app.While Grayson can answer questions about accessing the services and products listed above, support will be handled by Google via their online help links within each service or product. There are some actions which a hacker can take that will allow him/her to be able to read your email without logging into your Gmail account.