Here is breaking news from Google, Now Google is going to shut down its shopping app from iOS and Android. Yes you heard it right, Google has announced to shut down it by June this year. Let us share that the mobile shopping app will, however, be available on the desktop (web) version. It means that shopping.google.com website will remain active. The company confirmed the decision to 9to5Google on Sunday.
In an official statement company said that “Within the next few weeks, we’ll no longer be supporting the Shopping app. All of the functionality the app offered users is available on the Shopping tab,”. it added “We’ll continue building features within the Shopping tab and other Google surfaces, including the Google app, that make it easy for people to discover and shop for the products they love,” . The mobile shopping app allowed users to choose from among thousands of online stores and make purchases using their Google accounts.
However, here it is to be noted that the move comes as Google has been expanding shopping functionality in Search, Image Search, and YouTube, while increasingly leveraging augmented reality, the report mentioned.