Google launched an exciting new feature for Search on Thursday. The feature is now being piloted on mobile in the USA, the company says.
You can pause a video once it starts by tapping on your screen, and swiping through the cards near the bottom or letting the video finish playing will take you to the next question. 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. Now, if you have any query about celebrities and you search for answers on your phone, you will have a chance to get an answer directly from them. These selfie videos will pre-recorded by Google.
Currently, only a handful of celebrities have accessible selfie videos on Google Search, but as Google says, many more are coming.
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"When you search for your favorite personalities, whether they're rising stars or well-known celebs, their answers will appear in the form of selfie-style videos with a uniquely personal, authentic and delightful touch", writes Google.
Celebrities that you'll find video responses from include Priyanka Chopra, Will Ferrell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gina Rodriguez, Kenan Thompson, Allison Williams, Nick Jonas, Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, Seth MacFarlane, Jonathan Yeo and Dominique Ansel.