Despite a lack of features and criticism from some users, it looks like Duo, Google’s new video messaging app, has been downloaded over 5-million times by Android users around the world since its launch last week. iOS download numbers for Duo have not been revealed yet.
Google Duo now over 5M Android downloads in a week! https://t.co/ctwn131gYq
— sundarpichai (@sundarpichai) August 25, 2016
Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to Twitter last week to boast about the app’s impressive download numbers. While Duo has managed to find an audience relatively quickly, it’s unclear if its growth is sustainable. Allo, Google’s new text messaging app, which was revealed during I/O 2016, still doesn’t have a release date.
Last week, Google revealed it will continue to support Hangouts, though it will pivot the platform’s focus toward business-focused users.