Google Overhauls Search To Show More Pictures, Videos And Context

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Google said on Monday that they have updated their image search algorithm to use the authority of a web page as a more important factor.

Lastly, they are bringing Google Lens to Google Images, which analyzes images and finds objects of interest within them.

"Rather than presenting information within a set of predetermined categories, we can intelligently show the subtopics that are most relevant to what you're searching for and make it easy to explore information from the web, all with a single search", said Nick Fox, vice president of product and design, search, and assistant. Now, Google Lens will be integrated into image search as well.

The Stories feature in Google Search will be similar to what it appears on WhatsApp Status.

Finally, Google has a new job search tool called Pathways, which doesn't just point you to job listings but also training programs.

As well, Google will, in particular, to strengthen and make more visible its "Wire" ("Feed" in English): renamed "Discover", it will offer even more content of interest to the user: articles, videos, ... providing clear similarities with that of, for example, Facebook.

"Starting this week, we'll also show more context around images, including captions that show you the title of the webpage where each image is published".

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First there's the new Activity Card, which appears as a thin strip above your results. Just tap the Lens button and Google will scan the image and do a search on it. Hindi is 8th Most Searched Language for Learning in the World, Reveals Google on European Day of Languages 2018.

The doodle, a 1.37-minute long video, follows the search giant's journey from the start until now, and thanks users for all the support.

If you're a fan of the Stories format, Google has good news: It's "doubling down" on Stories in search, including AMP Stories.

There have been concerns that parent company Alphabet is more interested in making money from people's data than in safeguarding their privacy. The new features give love to the company's most used product. Going forward, Search will rely more heavily on Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the overall goal of enhancing the search experience for users.

The news about Google's plan to build a censored search engine in China broke in August when The Intercept reported that the search platform would blacklist "sensitive queries" about topics including politics, free speech, democracy, human rights and peaceful protest, triggering internal protests among some Google employees.

Later this year, the Search box will include Activity Cards. It looks and acts similarly to a Pinterest board in that any search you save to it is easily accessible later.

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