- Google users can now start video calling,
- The features will protect users from spammers.
- End-to-end encryptions were also developed for privacy.
Google updates the messaging on 2020, with Google messaging users can start a video call from conversations, message from the web, and use helpful features like Smart Reply, while also protecting you from spam. Therefore Google shared the latest updates they’ve made to Messages to help people connect safely around the world.
Google updated its application as smartphones are always getting advanced. Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is now available globally, google communication apps should also progress to meet Google changes. Google worked with the mobile industry and device makers on several carrier networks in certain countries to provide chat features in Messages based on the open RCS standard. Chat features were also upgraded SMS text messaging so that people can send and receive better quality photos and videos, chatting through Wi-Fi or data.
Google has completed the global rollout of chat features to make this modern messaging experience universal and interconnected for everyone on Android. Now anyone using Messages around the world1 has access to modern chat features either from their carrier or directly from Google. Gif illustrating that chat features are available around the world. The new features are more secure for chat conversations, users can see if the other person read their messages reactions, social interaction as well as engaging in group Chats.
According to Google, it said that it is responsible to ensure that users conversations are secured. Thereby continually improving security protections to safeguard your privacy and will be rolling out end-to-end encryption, starting with one-on-one RCS conversations between people using Messages. Google developed End-to-end encryption to ensure that no one, including Google and third parties, can read the content of users messages as they travel between their phones and the phone of the person whom they are messaging person you’re messaging.
Google is upgrading its messaging application for a user to feel more secure when interacting with others, however, for users to access the newest features, they should update their Messages app to the latest version or download the app and turn chat features on. These features are only applicable for Android smartphones, hopefully, they will be modified for iOS too.