Google adds ‘Discover’ feed to homepage in AI push

The world’s most-trafficked webpage will no longer be just a blank canvas for U.S. mobile users. The move indicates the ways online search is changing thanks to artificial intelligence.

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Google has launched a major redesign of its signature search engine homepage for mobile users.

What used to be a blank white screen below the dialog box for entering search terms has been replaced with information cards related to users’ specific interests.

The Verge reported:

Google’s new Discover feed, which it announced as part of its 20th anniversary last month, has made its way to Google’s US homepage on mobile, as first noticed by 9to5Google. The feature adds a series of information cards underneath the search box on the homepage when accessed from a mobile browser. The bulk of these cards revolve around relevant news pieces, but the feed can also show sports results and weather forecasts and will change based on your interests and search history.

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