Google Chat, which is a part of Google Workspace, received a handy new update bringing advanced search features so you can find messages and content easier than before.
You can use a word you remember from the message and the system will also look for the content in the messages. You can also tap on the available filters on the fly in case you are looking for something in particular like file, image or a link. This sounds a lot like the search filters in Telegram and some other IM clients.
The feature is available now on Android while the web and iOS versions of the app will receive the new update by the end of July as it's a staged rollout.
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