According to the notification that now appears in the application, the feature will be turned off on 18 September 2019. Clicking on the Learn More button will display new information about the subject.
Google will indeed turn off the messages feature on September 18. But, the search engine giant from the United States (US) will provide users to copy their messages.
Quoting GSM Arena, Thursday (8/22/2019), Google has provided instructions on how to copy your message on the support page. Copying the message will be done via the usual Takeout page, which can be used to download your information from other Google services.
Closing the messages feature on YouTube might be regretted by some users. But, Google’s move to turn off services that are running poorly is no longer surprising.
Reason messages feature turned off
Most people choose to share videos through an application that can be used to send messages to friends. They rarely share videos in the application they are watching.