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Google puts celebrities to work answering your search questions

The new feature launched in the US for mobile devices.

  • Published: December 8, 2017 1:31 PM IST
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There is good news for Priyanka Chopra devotees in the US as Google has introduced a new search feature that lets them come a little closer to the celebrity. The new feature launched in the US for mobile devices allows her fans to find answers to questions about Priyanka coming directly from the star herself. Also Read - Netflix launches 3 new Android games on Play Store: Wonderputt Forever, Knittens, Dominoes Cafe

For example, if someone wants to know how many languages Priyanka speaks and types the question on Google Search, the fan might get the answer directly from the celebrity in the “form of selfie-style videos with a uniquely personal, authentic and delightful touch”, according to Google. Priyanka is, however, not the only celebrity that Google has roped in for the launch of the feature. Also Read - Steam support coming to Chrome OS devices soon

“We’re piloting this feature on mobile with answers from 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,” Rami Banna, Product Manager at Google said in a blog post. Also Read - Google might launch its first smartwatch next year with these features

Whether you are wondering what Gina Rodriguez’s pet peeve is, what movie changed Nick Jonas’ life, or want Kenan Thompson’s input on what makes something funny, these self-recorded videos share their perspectives and answers to some of their devotees’ most-asked questions.

“In the next few months, you may see more videos as you search for your favourite personalities,” Banna said, without mentioning whether the feature would be available internationally soon.

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  • Published Date: December 8, 2017 1:31 PM IST



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