For 20 years, Google wants to anticipate even more of your requests

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In 20th birthday's video Doodle takes a stroll down memory lane by exploring popular searches all over the world throughout the last two decades. The technology then looks for patterns to understand how these subtopics relate to each other, to more accurately serve the type of content the person searching might want to see. Google, in marking the 20th anniversary of Google search, announced its own plans to tap artificial intelligence, including enticing you to interact more with its rebranded, deeper Discover activity feed and other services. This also works when you're taking up a new hobby or going deeper on a long-time interest. They will resurface old "Evergreen" content that you have never seen before. That's just like Lens already does on mobile cameras. But more and more, desktop search result designs are borrowing elements from the Google phone app and the Google Assistant on Android smart displays, with a card-based interface rather than a simple stack of web links and snippets.

This story is developing, please refresh for updates. It will show pages you've visited, as well as your queries about the certain area, Google vice president of product management Nick Fox said.

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Google Images and the Discover feed will begin to show some of these visual stories going forward, Google said. Google will make sure that these cards at the top of search results will stay fresh based on what people publish online, Fox said. Next up with a pile of new features is Google Images, with changes including Lens integration, image ranking tweaks, and expanded captions for context. The winning doodle of the Google logo will be featured on www.google.co.in for a day on the Children's Day i.e 14th November, 2018.

The Easter eggs and new doodle come after Google introduced a bunch of new features to its search results this week.


Users will be able to save pages to their Collections from Activity Cards.

Google always gave you the option to retrace your search terms via the account settings. Using its algorithm, Google can personalize its podcasts, video and article recommendations while optimizing them in a great selection of languages. Or you could hit the name of the topic to see a bunch of content about it. You can grab anything that appears in your Activity Card and add it to a Collection.


"From looking for recipes to studying for an exam, to finding information on where to vote, Google focuses on serving the most relevant, highest quality information as quickly as possible", says Google. This makes it easy to revisit past searches and the websites you visited along the way.


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