In May 2017, Google announced that the Assistant would support a keyboard for typed input and visual responses,  support identifying objects and gather visual information through the device’s camera, and support purchasing products and sending money. Through the use of the keyboard, users can see a history of queries made to the Google Assistant, and edit or delete previous inputs. The Assistant warns against deleting, however, due to its use of previous inputs to generate better answers in the future.  In November 2017, it became possible to identify songs currently playing by asking the Assistant.

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