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Google brings a big change to desktop Search results for music-based queries

With this addition, it looks like Google is trying to put as much information as it can in one scroll. Some songs even have different options like “Other recordings” and “Analysis” letting users save time in typing and searching more and instead of clicking and reaching the desired page quickly.

Google.
Google. (Unsplash)

Google recently updated its Search section on Android, iOS, and mobile, letting users easily read the results. But it looks like the desktop version is also getting a revamp now, specially when it comes to music-based searches. As spotted by 9to5 Google, the redesign now includes a left navigation drawer. When searching for music Albums, you will see the cover art appear on the top left side followed by options like Overview, Listen, Videos, and Listen. There’s also a share button below that.

Besides this, Google search result is showing the rest of the information on its primary two main columns of information like what it usually does for any other result. In the screenshot shared by the news website, you can see the ‘Listen’ card with different apps listed on the right side while the main search result area shows Wikipedia description of the band.

Google Search Desktop update.
Google Search Desktop update. (9to5Google)

With this addition, it looks like Google is trying to put as much information as it can in one scroll. Some songs even have different options like “Other recordings” and “Analysis” letting users save time in typing and searching more and instead of clicking and reaching the desired page quickly.

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It has been mentioned that this feature has been in testing since quite some time and now has rolled out to a wider audience. However, it has not yet reached everyone and other topics except for Music is not covered in this.

A few days ago, Google added a new menu icon on the mobile Search version that users can select to know more about the websites. The new menu icon will be a three-dotted icon visible just next to the article’s headline. Users can tap on the icon and a pull-up card with more information about the website will appear. The “About this result” card will give a short description about the website and also if it’s using a secure HTTPS connection. Google also adds a disclaimer below mentioning that the article is a search result and not an ad.

It is rolling out first in the US, and in English. It will be accessible on desktop, mobile and the Google app on Android. Google hasn’t specified when it plans to roll this out to more countries.

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