The app grabs contacts from your Google account and phone's address book so that you can send text messages, place voice calls and start a Hangout, which is what Google calls a video chat.
Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.
But after the 2016 launch of Googles new service, Google Duo and Google Allo (another instant messenger) there are signs that Google Hangouts will step further into the background as the two new applications step up to replace.
Furthermore, there is absolutely no information available to the public about the servers on which the data is stored.
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