Google Search Tests Trending Stories From Country/Region

Jan 12, 2023 - 7:21 am 1 by
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Google Search is testing displaying news stories for users in a specific country or region, from a specific country or region. Google titles this section "Trending stories from country/region" and then shows the country or region as the header.

This specific test was spotted by Punit, who posted a screenshot on Twitter showing news from Canada. Here is the screenshot:

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You can see in the screenshot above that some of this news is even in French, which is a popular language in many Canadian regions, like Montreal.

I cannot replicate this, but that doesn't surprise me since I am based in New York.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

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