Google Assistant can now interact with text messages. "OK Google. Show me my messages". Google Assistant is getting smarter, and you can now interact with your messages just by asking. It knows what your default SMS messaging client is, and also supports Hangouts and Facebook messenger. It can read them out loud and respond to your queries; it is a given that, as AI advances, it will become more competent. It is exciting to watch the progression towards a truly intelligent, thinking, conversational computer friend that really does know everything.