Google Allo Will Store Chat History After All, to Improve Assistant and Smart Replies

Google announced the Allo instant messaging app, at this year’s Google I/O conference alongside the Duo video chat app. Duo calls are fully encrypted, and Allo also features encryption, however, the company has now confirmed changes to how it stores non-incognito messages. With the launch of the Allo on Wednesday, Google says it will be permanently storing all non-incognito messages. Earlier in May, Google had stated that Allo will keep only temporary message logs. But it turns out that the company requires chats to be logged to provide more data to its machine learning algorithms, with the aim to improve the functionality of its Assistant and Smart reply features. (Also see: Google Allo Is Out Now We Used It for a Week to Find Out What Makes It Different) This…


Link to Full Article: Google Allo Will Store Chat History After All, to Improve Assistant and Smart Replies