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Google makes travel planning more organized with Trips on web

Google makes travel planning more organized with Trips on web

These changes come in response to questions about Google's business model in light of robust advertising competition from the likes of Facebook and Amazon, with the former now pushing deeper into e-commerce and the latter offering consumers a way to search for and buy products in a way that bypasses Google altogether.

Google, which gets about 85% of its revenue from ads, said recently that ad sales growth actually slowed down in the first quarter, which hurt its stock price in the short term.

Shares of Alphabet fell 1 percent to $1,124.86 on Tuesday. Research a new trip, and it'll automatically be organized in Google Trips, and that will be more accessible in the new travel hub.

Google has just shared their plans to push more ads onto its mobile platforms.

The ads would be displayed on the "Discover" section of the homepage in a news feed layout and would be algorithmically personalised.

The gallery ads are part of an effort to make search results more visual.

Google Maps is widely used in Australia today at the expense of navigation systems from the likes of Navman and Tom Tom, now the big search Company is set to flex their Google Travel capability a move that could seriously put pressure on organisations such as Bookings.com, Expedia, Priceline and TripAdvisor.

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty, Could Spend Months in Jail
She was arrested in March along with dozens of other prominent parents, athletic coaches and others implicated in the scandal. She is one of 14 parents who have agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.

The company will continue to use the Shopping service to take orders for in-store pick up or delivery from a variety of shops.

Earlier this month, a report from The Information claimed Google was preparing to overhaul its shopping services - including Google Express.

Google first launched a more robust shopping page in India previous year.

Overall, I don't think anyone wants to see ads period but if Google does make the format interesting, it may be a new way for many users to interact with advertisements and information that is relevant to them.

Activity cards: Certain search queries will trigger personalized cards showing websites or links the user previously clicked on based on topics.

Google Lens: The firm's AI image tool, which helps users identify objects in the real world, is also coming to Search.


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