- Google is currently testing a new feature of the search function in the mobile app.
- You will be shown short videos from TikTok and Instagram, matching your search term.
- The function is still at an early stage.
The US company Google is currently testing a new search function. In the app for mobile devices you can get short videos from TikTok and Instagram displayed matching your search term. Google first launched this feature in “Google Discover” earlier this year.
The “carousel” with the short videos is the Twitter user Brian Freiesleben noticed. Like the tech blog TechCrunch reports, the “carousel” differs from the Google Stories.
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Rumors are circulating on the net that this feature should prevent users from completely leaving the Google site. If you tap on a video, you will only get to the mobile version of TikTok or Instagram, not the app itself.
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Google announces that the function is still in its early stages, not every search will show such a carousel with videos.
The company does not reveal when you can expect a finished version. You will probably get the feature with one of the next app updates.
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