Google is building a world where the technology that makes it possible to share and collaborate is ubiquitous and available to everyone, regardless of the language you speak.
That’s the thesis that drove the company’s ambitious $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp earlier this year.
The company has since said that it plans to extend the same promise to its cloud-based messaging app, Gmail.
The tech company’s latest moves, which are all part of its drive to democratize information, are aimed at making the sharing of information easier and less intrusive than ever before.
But it’s a bigger change than just getting the messaging app more widely available.
The big question is whether the technology can make it easier to use and more accessible to everyone.
Here are five reasons why.