Google Axing Its SMS Service

Posted on May 13 2013 - 10:43am by Editorial Staff


Report on TechCrunch suggests that Google is all its way to shut down another of its service, this time its Google’s SMS Search. Even more some of the service user already experienced the heat back on Friday itself. While for those, who did not know anything about it, then here the first information for them are: SMS Service which lets users send search queries in the form of text messages to a short number while the search results would come back as text messages.

A Google employee, Jessica S. shared the news via Google product forum:

Hi everyone,

Closing products always involves tough choices, but we do think very hard about each decision and its implications for our users. Streamlining our services enables us to focus on creating beautiful technology that will improve people’s lives.



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