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This article was published on January 22, 2014


Google Search for desktop gets new Knowledge Graph option to see more information about websites in results

Google Search for desktop gets new Knowledge Graph option to see more information about websites in results
Emil Protalinski
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Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Google today announced a new Google Search feature that surfaces more information about certain websites. The description will be available when a site is “widely recognized as notable online, when there is enough information to show or when the content may be handy for you,” according to the company. All you have to do is click on the name next to the link, and voilà:

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This extra information, provided by Google’s Knowledge Graph, is shown directly on the search results page, but it’s only available on the desktop site for now. The company wouldn’t say when it expects to bring this feature to its mobile site and apps, but we wouldn’t be surprised if it became available sometime later this year.

See also – Google’s Knowledge Graph expands to cars with facts, specifications, and pricing for different configurations and Google now includes medications directly in search results, including brand names and side effects

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