• Google backtracks on search results design

    8 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Earlier today, Google href=""> announced that it would be redesigning the redesign of its search results as a response to withering criticism from politicians, consumers, and the press over the way in which search results display were made to look like ads.
    Google makes money when users of its search service
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  • Google decides to 'iterate' on its deceptive favicon search plan

    Google decides to 'iterate' on its deceptive favicon search plan

    8 monthes ago - By PC World

    Google backtracked Friday from its controversial plan to mix “favicons” in with search results, which critics had called a deceptive mix of search results and paid advertising. Last week, Google began putting small favicons (website icons, such as the small power-button icon that appears in the browser tab when you visit PCWorld.com) next to search results in its desktop search. Critics called the favicons too visually similar to the small “Ad” label that Google attaches to sponsored results at the top of the page, and thus confusing to users. As of Friday, Google had removed the favicons...
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  • Google Search results favicon UI rolled back, redesigned in experiments

    Google Search results favicon UI rolled back, redesigned in experiments

    8 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Today Google updated the way Google Search results appeared in web browsers on desktop computers after a similar redesign earlier this month. The most visual bit of this update - the most prominent, easy to see, and central element of this update - is the favicon. As it was with mobile UI for Google Search results updated in May of...
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  • Google is rethinking how it shows favicons on desktop search

    Google is rethinking how it shows favicons on desktop search

    8 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Google is responding to a crescendo of criticism.
    What you need to know
    Google tested a more colorful design for desktop Search, inspired by a similar mobile UI.
    The new design was criticized for the use of favicons which dulled the distinction between ads and content.
    Google has now stripped favicons from the design in response and plans to iterate on the UI a little more.
    Last week, Google started rolling out a new, more colorful Search interface for desktop users. The firm billed it as a way for users to more easily see what sites they were clicking into. However, a second, more...
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