Google Search has a new mobile design — come spot the differences

Google Search is getting a new, lighter, bubblier design for mobile devices. It’s rolling out “in the coming days.” Here’s what it looks like: For reference, this is what the old search looked like: Some of the changes include: A brighter design that allows people to focus on information “instead of the design elements around it.” Bolder text in search results, making it easier to distinguish between different types of information. This also includes using more of “Google’s own font.” Results are now edge-to-edge, rather than being framed in little cards with shadows. This gives results a little more room…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Google

Related Articles

Google Search’s new feature makes it easier to weed out unreliable results

Google Search is adding a feature to help you verify your search results are showing reliable information. Search will now show a menu icon “next to most results on Google” that you can tap on to access more information about a particular site without having to actually click through. This makes it a little easier to verify if the search result comes from a source that’s likely to be trustworthy. This information is mostly sourced from Wikipedia, which Google notes “provides free, reliable information” (much to the chagrin of history teachers everywhere).  If Wikipedia information isn’t available, you’ll instead see… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google

Google Chrome sucks — here’s why you should stop using it

Once upon a time, Google Chrome was atop the internet browser food chain with its simplistic design, easy access to Google Search, and customizable layout. By contrast, it was lightyears ahead of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, which had a separate address bar and Bing (yes, that’s still a thing) search bar. In 2020, most browsers have adapted. Google Chrome has mainly kept itself on top of the food chain. They basically invented auto-search in the address bar. Besides that, Mozilla Firefox’s layout is way cleaner, Safari sells itself as Apple proprietary software with a massive emphasis on security and privacy, even Opera’s take… This story continues at The Next Web

Zut alors! France spanks Google over ‘misleading’ hotel ranking algorithm

France’s competition watchdog has slapped Google with a €1.1 million ($1.3 million) fine over “misleading” hotel rankings generated by the tech giant’s algorithms. The Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Repression of Fraud (DGCCRF) began to probe Google’s classifications after hoteliers complained about their ratings. The investigation revealed that Google had replaced the rankings used by France’s tourism agency (Atout France) with the company’s own grading system. The DGCCRF found that the algorithmic classification had been applied to more than 7,500 establishments found in Google search results. [Read: How Polestar is using blockchain to increase transparency] The regulator said Google’s use of a five-star rating scale… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google

Responses

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Weekly Newsletter

Get notified about chronicles from TreatMyBrand directly in your inbox