Microsoft recently notified to Outlook users that they will be discontinuing support for both Google Chat and Facebook Messenger. That means that those users will only have support for Skype for chat, audio and video calling.
Microsoft doesn’t explain why it has decided to end Facebook Chat integration. For Google Talk, however, Microsoft blames it on “Google’s decision to discontinue the chat protocol used by the Google Talk platform.”
Further the company asked users to try Skype for chat apart from video calling, “We understand that this may disappoint some of our customers, but we hope that you’ll try Skype for Outlook.com chat, and voice
Microsoft has announced they’re working on a proper Outlook Web App (OWA) for Android. Via a blog post announcing several other feautures, Microsoft suggests the new app with similar design to their Outlook web app.
It’s a nice option for those who want similar functionality to their desktop, and likely a seamless experience for those who use the web app.This is the right direction as what the company previously confirmed that they will continue support for all operating system platforms. Previously, Microsoft has released the Outlook app for iOS users.
It’s the first move toward Android for Microsoft since their new CEO took over, and one that’s welcomed by many users. Though Microsoft wasn’t