Google Search adds image thumbnails on mobile

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Credit: https://9to5google.com/2018/09/17/google-search-image-thumbnails/

Google is changing everything about its numerous apps—from Material Theme to Dark Mode, and now adding image thumbnails to search on mobile. Everything is going to be different when next you search for things on mobile especially as you can now easily decide if you want to click on a page.

CNBC reports that Google Search recently added a new format to help you make informed decision whether a search result is correct or not. Just to add that this new way of search is distinct from the image usually included on Knowledge Panel cards.

When for example you enter a search term for a particular item, the result will now include the main image on the page and displays it in the top-right corner of that card beneath the page title. This change also applies to the standard 10 blue links of results.

Virtually every search you make using Google Search on mobile has changed as they now feature images. 9to5google reports that changes also include news articles, bands, media, and products. For products, stores will include a thumbnail of the product being sold. While not all results feature images, majority of them, however, will feature them.

Google is always trying out something new with its Search service. The Search service has evolved over the years, and is rated highly among millions of users across the world.

Google Search recently stepped up moves to help users achieve their needs in the best possible way. The search giant recently updated the way consumers discover events in Search by adding new features that can help them to personalize results. This will enable Google provide important information about events within users’ search results.

For those in the US, when they search for an event and tap on it, Google will present an overview that shows details that include ticket, cost, venue reviews, time, and location. The new feature gives you the option of either saving events for later, or clicking through to buy tickets via various vendors that have signed up with Google including Ticketmaster and StubHub.

Google’s effort covers all types of events including, concerts, museum happenings, local festivals, and cooking classes. Among items that you can search for include, events near me, or free concert. To give you a broader view, however, a returned lists that contain different sites will be made available.

A ‘For You’ tab was also been added by Google to help you get personalized ideas for things to do nearby. In addition, you will also be seeing trending and popular events in your local area to keep you abreast of latest happenings.

Search was last March integrated into iMessage to make the search engine more rooted into iOS devices. According to Google, the search app for iOS now has an extension designed for iMessage. That means you can now search the web on your iPhone or iPad—and of course, quickly add the search results to your iMessage conversations.


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