Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, Google is making international Hangouts calls to France free to help with the location of family and friends.
Some Hangouts users are reporting the ability to draw and send pictures to their contacts. It all looks a little sketchy.
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Google Hangouts 2.0 is the first big update since adding voice calls for North America last year, heralding iOS optimization, a new look and video messages.