Google Messages

Google Updates its Messages Android App to Support iOS Emoji Reactions

As part of a handful of new features and updates for its Messages app rolling out to Android users over the next few weeks, Google is finally updating its Messaging app to properly display emoji reactions sent by iOS users (via The Verge). Following the update, Google Messages will translate emoji reactions sent by iPhone users...

Google Messages Now Shows iMessage Tapbacks with Emojis

[caption id="attachment_363997" align="aligncenter" width="1073"] Image: @jvolkman on Twitter[/caption] According to 9to5Google, the latest update to Google's official Messages app is rolling out the ability to translate iMessage 'Tapbacks' — message reactions like 'Thumbs Up', 'Thumbs Down', 'Heart', and more, into emoji reactions. With version 5.8 of the Messages app last year, Google rolled out iMessage-style message...

Google Messages to Soon Let Users Send iMessage-Style Reaction Texts

Google's Messages 5.8 beta has recently been released on the Play Store and the folks over at 9to5Google have already spotted some interesting findings inside its code, including an upcoming feature that will allow users to send iMessage-like reaction text messages to people without Rich Communication Services (RCS). Users who don’t use Google's advanced text messaging...