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Google Search gets deeper and better with App Activities

Google Search has gotten better. We're used to Google's constant modding and tinkering, but today's "planned" update deserves a look.

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Seth Sternberg, Director of Product Management for Google+, says that Google is now bringing app activity to Google search results. Starting with a few music and movie apps such as Fandango, Flixster, SoundCloud, Deezer, Slacker Radio, TuneIn, and Songza, Google plans to roll out the feature on desktop Search in the coming weeks.

Also, expect more apps to be added to the narrow list as well. Basically, the update now lets users view an app's popular user actitivies. "Searching for Fandango, for example, will show the top movies among Google users. And when you click on a movie, you’ll go directly to its page on Fandango," writes Sternberg.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/21" rel="author">Gene Ryan Briones</a>
Gene Ryan Briones (Google+) is a technology journalist with a wide experience in writing about the latest trends in the technology industry, ranging from mobile technology, gadgets and robots, as well as computer hardware and software.

 

 

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