The Google Home Page Now Has Discover Feed

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Google unveiled Google Discover in September during its 20th anniversary celebration, and Google has confirmed to CNET that the feature is rolling out to mobile devices as of this week. The service first debuted two years ago as Google Now, which the company last year replaced with Google Feed and was recently renamed Google Discover. Info cards have been a mainstay of Google's mobile experience for a while, and that isn't likely to change in mobile browsers. The new feed is available on the left side of the home screen on Android, and it displays news articles based on the user's interests like sports, entertainment, tech, and science alongside information based on their search history, 9to5Google reports.

The news feed is accessible in Google's home page on mobile devices and is available in the Google app for iOS and Android. Google will roll out Discover in English and Spanish starting with the U.S. and expanding to other languages and countries soon. You can turn Google Discover on and off by going to Menu Settings Discover in the Google app or Google's mobile website.

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Cards feature a cover image, title, and brief summary, as well as the site name and published date. By scrolling down, you can see the highlights of each story and select any items that interest you. Could we eventually see paid or promoted cards in the Discover feed? And if you want to learn more about the topic at hand, you can tap the header to be taken to a list of other relevant articles and videos on the subject. The idea is to proactively show you a preview of the content that you might fancy. Bonnie is the person that makes sure the content on this site is error-free, new and accurate for the readers.

The feed also marks more of a philosophical shift for Google.

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If you've opened on your phone lately, you might have noticed it looks a lot different.

This comes around the same time Google is also bringing the capabilities of Google Lens to Google Images on the mobile web, one more step from Google toward making Search move beyond its text-based legacy.

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