Google begins cluttering its mobile homepage

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.

The update is a significant change for the world’s most trafficked web page, which has historically been kept pretty clean aside from the search box at its core. It’s a big sign of Google’s shifting attitude towards surfacing information, where the…

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Author: Jon Porter

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