Google Search for Web Testing a Row of Cards on Homepage: Report

0

Google Search for Web is reportedly testing a row of square cards on its homepage to show the stocks and markets, trending, weather, what to watch, among others. A few users tweeted regarding the change saying that logging back into Google.com after clearing browsing history showed the homepage with the square cards. Google previously made updates to Search and News in an effort to tackle the spread of misinformation. In March, a report had also indicated that Google Search is getting the ability to let users find appointment availability of doctors to plan their health check-ups, without having to use a third-party solution.

As per a recent report by 9To5Google, Google Search is testing a row of cards on desktop Web. It is said to be similar to Discover feature. Some users tweeted about spotting the Google homepage with the new square cards. In one of the tweets, a user mentioned the change on desktop Web saying that logging back into Google.com after clearing browsing history showed the homepage with the square cards. The cards display details such as stocks and markets, trending, weather, what to watch among others.

A few months ago, Google introduced updates to Search and News in an effort to tackle the spread of misinformation. Last year, it also tweaked Search to notify users about rapidly evolving stories and added an About this result section.

This feature is currently available in over 20 languages. Now, in English searches in the United States, these notices will also provide users with information on how to evaluate online news results. Google has also shared tips for users to reliably utilise online fact-checking tools.

In March, Google Search was also said to be getting the ability to let users find appointment availability of doctors to plan their health check-ups, without having to use a third-party solution. The update was showcased at Google’s second annual healthcare-focused event The Check Up on Thursday.


For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Xbox Game Pass Family Plan Testing Begins in Columbia and Ireland

FOLLOW us ON GOOGLE NEWS

 

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechCodex is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More