Looks like google is trying to become even more efficient at what it does. Just last month, Google introduced ‘In Apps’ search mode for Android smartphones. This new feature enables users to quickly find content from the installed apps. To access the feature, users just have to go to the Google app on their Android device and find the ‘In Apps’ tab. The best part is that this feature works even when the user is not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. Additionally, users can find contacts and messages from inside the apps, search for any media, notes and more.
And recently google added this new feature, Dubbed ‘Review from the Web,’ which shows user-generated content from third-party websites in the mobile search results. The company will curate user reviews on places, TV shows, restaurants, movies and more from up to three websites and show them in the results directly. It will arrive as an update to the Google app. The company has also provided guidelines as to how site owners can include the user rating from their sites for the feature.
According to the company blog post, they are introducing ‘Reviews from the web’ to local Knowledge Panels, to accompany their recently launched best-of lists and critic reviews features. Whether a site publishes editorial critic reviews, best-of places lists, or aggregates user ratings, that content can be featured in local Knowledge Panels when users are looking for places to go.