It seems Google hasn’t forgotten about Google Alerts after all. The news bulletin service has remained untouched for a long period of time, but now it is sporting a new look after getting a substantial redesign.

Google has introduced a new card-style layout, made headlines more prominent and — interestingly — removed the option to click through and read more stories on a topic. Social buttons have also be added to help share content to Facebook, Twitter or Google+ easily.

Images from Search Engine Land compare the old…

 Google Alerts gets a card based redesign, its first notable upgrade in a long time

…and new version:

 Google Alerts gets a card based redesign, its first notable upgrade in a long time

➤ Google Alerts Get A Shiny New Redesign [Search Engine Land]

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