Now, send messages via WhatsApp, Wechat, Viber or any other app by just giving commands to “OK GOOGLE” as well as perform other tasks like recognizing songs with Shazam or asking for the songs.
Google Now functionality has been expanded to messaging apps like WhatsApp, WeChat, NextPlus, Telegram, and Viber. With “OK GOOGLE ” command earlier you could text to someone via Hangouts, or text messages only. This functionality is only available in English, support for other languages is in the works but the good news is it’s not limited to the U.S. as is often the case with new Google features.
Getting Here is an example:
All you have to do is, make sure that you are with the latest versions of the apps as well as the latest version of the Google app.
Initially Google supported upto 40 third party apps, but now its more than 70.
Seems like company is opening up its Google app to third-party services so they can provide users with more features while also offering an experience they can’t get anywhere else.