After Google Instant, here comes Google Instant Previews

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Google Instant Previews

If you thought that Google Instant was a cool search feature, wait till you’ve tried Google’s newest search tool – Google Preview. While Google Instant gives you the most accurate search results as soon as you type your search query, Google Preview on the other hand offers a new kind of visual search result to make it even faster for you to choose the right search result.

Google Instant Previews also gives you a graphic overview of search result and also highlights the most relevant sections. This helps you find the right page as quickly and as easily possible. It’s like flipping through a magazine. Google said that among the participants, 5% are more likely to be satisfied with the results they click.

Google Instant Previews provide new ways for evaluating search results – enabling you to find what you’re looking for on the pages you visit. Some of the things that you can do with Google Instant Previews include – quickly compare results, pinpoint relevant content and interact with search results pages.

And in case you’re wondering how Instant Previews will be useful to you. Google cited that with Instant Previews you will be able to tell if any of the results look familiar. Or if you’re looking for the official website of a specific company or organization, you can easily find the site simply be scanning the search results and looking for a site in the search results which has the official logo of the company.

Now Instant Previews will only become more useful if it works fast. Google explains that search queries were matched with an index of the entire web, identify the parts of each webpage, stictch together these parts before serving the resulting preview. All of these takes only under one-tenth of a second.

Ready to try out Google Instant Previews? Simply click once on the magnifying glass that you can find beside the title of any search result and visual overview of the page. Then hover your cursor over any other result to see their previews.

Video demo of Google Instant Previews follows after the read link.

Read [Official Google Blog]

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