Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Some Google searches are now answered by selfie videos from celebrities

Google's New Search Feature Will Make Asking Questions So Much More Fun For some reason, Google wants lots of celebrities to record selfie videos
Terence Owen | 08 December, 2017, 12:25

Whether you want to know how tall the Empire State Building is or a celebrity's favorite food, Google is there for you, and now they're taking the search engine to the next level.

It's kind of like Wired's video series, in which celebs team up in pairs to answer frequently asked questions about themselves. Google considers these "selfie-style videos" as being "uniquely personal, authentic and delightful touch". On mobile, do a search for a celebrity question, and if it's one that's in the mix, said celebrity will appear as a video answering your question directly.

As of now this new search feature is available only in the US. Google announced the roll out of the feature via a blog post on Thursday. These selfie videos will pre-recorded by Google.

Now here is some great news for the fans of Megastar of India Priyanka Chopra, the tech-giant Google is set to launch a new feature that will change millions of lives.

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Currently, says Google in its blogpost, big names like Will Ferrell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Nick Jonas, Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, and others have participated.

"Whether you're wondering what Gina Rodriguez's pet peeve is, what movie changed Nick Jonas' life, or want Kenan Thompson's input on what makes something amusing, these self-recorded videos share their perspectives and answers to some of your most-asked questions", writes Google.

Google today is launching a new search feature that will have celebrities answering commonly searched questions about themselves in the form of selfie videos that show up at the top of mobile search results.

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