Google Lists Top Websites In Carousel User Interface

Feb 9, 2017 • 8:09 am | comments (17) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

Last week we reported on a new user interface rollout by Google showing a top carousel filter to help you expand or diversify your search query.

Well, if you search for [top websites] in Google you get that carousel and it shows "popular websites." It is unclear if they are listed in a specific order but Gary Illyes from Google implied the list comes from alexa.com/topsites but the order there is different from what Google shows.

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Here is Gary's response on Twitter to where the data source is for this:

When you click on any of those, it just changes the query to that brand name you clicked on.

I honestly do not like this search feature.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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