Gmail Gets Update For Hangouts ChatBy: Chris Crum - May 13, 2014
Google announced some improvements to Hangouts chat in Gmail. This includes Google Apps for Business and Education users.
Users will now see an updated user interface in their conversation list. This includes status markers as green bubbles. Also, the displayed contacts are in order of most recent chats.
The new version also includes recent conversation snippets and a new contact search button.
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