The spring will close Google Hangouts API
That Google Hangouts will gradually be abolished, it was possible to understand for a long time. For example, since 1 December last year AT the Google Duo took the place of the Hangouts in the list of mandatory apps for Android.
Now it became known that already on April 25 Google closes for third-party developers an API for Hangouts. Moreover, close all existing applications that use this API, with some exceptions.
Google notes that Hangouts, the company has a new strategy, which was announced at an event in September last year. The service will now focus on conference and corporate segment.