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Google has celebrities answering web searches with selfie videos

Google has celebrities answering web searches with selfie videos

You just might. Google is adding a feature to mobile searches in the USA that has celebrities answering questions in selfie-style videos.

The next time you Google a question like, "Can Will Ferrell really play the drums?" the actor may very well answer you himself.

Jack's red card against Aberdeen upheld
Jack is now set to miss Rangers' next three games, with the midfielder set to return against Kilmarnock on 23rd December. But a Fast Track Disciplinary Tribunal threw out the appeal, with the original three-match suspension being applied.

Other celebrities who have recorded videos for the launch include Nick Jonas, Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, and Gina Rodriguez. From the sound of it, Google may been inspired by Wired's new video series that asks celebrities to answer commonly Googled questions about themselves. Users will also be able to view the video in fullscreen mode.

In March, the company announced that more organizations and celebs could take advantage of the "Posts on Google" feature. Whether you want to know how tall the Empire State Building is or a celebrity's favorite food, Google is there for you, and now they're taking the search engine to the next level. The company has never figured out how to build a successful social platform of its own, having instead brought us creations like the overly-engineered Google+, and various social app failures, like group chat app Spaces. The fun feature is launching in the USA today, and although it is now backed by only a handful of celebrities, their number is sure to grow in the coming months.


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