Google Images Gets Lens Integration, ‘Featured Videos’ in Search Cards, and More

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Tap on one of these videos and you can watch it in its entirety.

Google said the stories can show in search, Google Images and Discover features. Lens also allows users to "draw" on part of an image to gather more search results. If you're looking up attractions in NY, for example, a carousel of videos will show up about a third down the page, so you can get a clearer idea of how the physical landmark looks.

Google AdWords, as it became known, was launched in 2000 and soon turned Google into a highly profitable company. Your saved collections and history will be used by Google to recommend new content to you.

Now, Google will integrate Lens directly into searches, "to make your search experience more visual", Cathy Edwards, the director of engineering of Google Images, said in a blog post.

The Google "feed" - a stream of information cards about your interests that appears in some of Google's apps - is getting a revamp.

If you've ever searched for a topic over time, you might forget what you saw, and where.

Suggested or related topics will also appear. Discover's reach is expanding, too: It's coming to Google's home page on mobile. Despite everything you'll see arrangements of links, but likewise we will get to see features that are usually considered to be from the arena of social media: news sources, video, image driven sites, and, lastly, "Stories".

The cards that the Discover feed shows you will offer different ways of interacting with it. There is also a new feature called Collections. On the eve of the search engine's 20th anniversary, a question was doing the rounds, which was how the company got its name? There will be tags that show products, and other kinds of images, like stock images and do-it-yourself tutorials, so you'll be able find the sort of thing you're looking for faster. The winning doodle of the Google logo will be featured on for a day on the Children's Day i.e 14th November, 2018.

One of Microsoft's responses to our story on how Bing has lost its way was that one of the innovations within Bing's image search was its ability to pull out elements of an image, such as a pair of shoes in a photo of a living room, and use that as the basis of an entirely new search. The search giant is making it easier for you to see what information you should explore next. The company is starting with a test in Virginia.

Like their proclivity to name Android version names after tasty treats (Gingerbread, HoneyComb, Lollipop, Pie etc.), and Android devices after fish (Herring, Shamu, Soju, Mantary etc.) their search algorithm updates have been named such delightful names as Panda, Penguin and Pigeon.

In a blog post, Ben Gomes, VP, Search, News and Assistant, at Google said while nearly everything had changed about "technology and the information available to us, the core principles of Search have stayed the same".