Google Chat is a key part of this history, but what is it even nowadays? Jaymar has worked in online media since 2007.
It is one of the many Google products that are installed on Android devices by default.
On August 15, 2016, Google announced that Hangouts on Air would be discontinued on September 12, 2016, and would be folded into , but later on September 11, 2016, Google said the Hangouts on Air shutdown date would be moved up from "September 12, 2016" to "August 1, 2019", to free all some livestreams on.
With Hangouts, you can have a video call with up to 10 people and you can choose who will be in the hangout through a list of your contacts or by using a search field.
Software product has video and text chat options as well as the option to chat with one person or with a group of up to ten people.
As of December 9, 2015 , Google Hangouts has a score of 2 out of 7 points on the Electronic Frontier Foundation's.