Google News Displaying “Suggested For You” Stories Customized To Match Your Interests
"Goal is to surface narrow and local topics specific to you," says Google News founder Krishna Bharat.
Google News founder Krishna Bharat used his Google+ account to announce a new “Suggested for you” feature in Google News.
According to his post, Google News will now include a “Suggested for you” section of news stories to match your interests.
The goal is to surface narrow and local topics specific to you.
Bharat says suggestions will change along with the news, “…to keep things fresh and serendipitous.”
The feature includes a “Not interested” button so that you can modify what Google News serves up in its suggested content.
The feature doesn’t appear to have had a full roll-out as I could not get the any suggestions to display, but our news editor Barry Schwartz had the following results.
Notice the “You said you were interested in…” line, along with the “Not interested” option, under each article summary: