Google Helpouts Shuttered After Slow Growth

Google’s Helpouts is a service that aims to connect users to free or paid instructional content and consultations. Many commentators believed (SocialTimes included) that Google Helpouts would be the start of a revolution in the healthcare industry, wherein users could get real expert medical advice online. Unfortunately, Google has announced that it is shutting down Helpouts on April 20.Read the full article


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