Google Search AI

In a groundbreaking announcement today, Google revealed its plans to integrate advanced generative AI capabilities into its flagship Search product. This move promises to transform the way users interact with and leverage information on the internet.

For over two decades, Google has continuously refined its core information quality systems and amassed a vast knowledge base to provide users with trusted and accurate search results. However, with the advent of generative AI, the company is now poised to take Search to unprecedented heights.

One of the key features introduced is AI Overviews, which will provide users with concise yet comprehensive summaries on a wide range of topics. Instead of sifting through multiple sources, users can simply pose their queries, and Google’s AI will synthesize the relevant information into a cohesive overview.

“People have already used AI Overviews billions of times through our experiment in Search Labs,” said a Google spokesperson. “They like that they can get both a quick overview of a topic and links to learn more.”

AI Overviews will begin rolling out to users in the United States this week, with plans to expand to over a billion people globally by the end of the year.

“AI Overviews will begin rolling out to everyone today in the US, with more countries coming soon. They provide both a quick overview of a topic and links to learn more. We’ve found that with AI Overviews, people use Search more, and are more satisfied with their results.”Google SearchLiaison said.

“Soon, you’ll be able to adjust your AI Overview with options to simplify the language or break it down in more detail. This can be particularly useful if you’re new to a topic, or if you’re trying to simplify something to satisfy your kid’s curiosity. This update is coming soon to Search Labs, for English queries in the US”

In addition to the standard AI Overviews, Google will soon introduce the ability for users to adjust the language complexity and level of detail. This feature will cater to diverse audiences, from those new to a topic to those seeking in-depth information.

Moreover, Google’s custom Gemini model will enable multi-step reasoning capabilities, allowing users to ask increasingly complex questions with nuances and caveats, all in a single search.

Google Search will also venture into the realms of planning and brainstorming. Users can request assistance in creating meal plans, vacation itineraries, and more, with the ability to customize and export their plans seamlessly.

For those seeking inspiration, Search will leverage generative AI to organize results into unique, AI-generated categories, providing a diverse range of perspectives and content types.

Visual Search with Video

In a groundbreaking development, Google is introducing the ability to search with video. Users can capture videos of objects or situations and ask questions directly, receiving AI-generated overviews with troubleshooting steps and resources.

“This is just a glimpse of how we’re reimagining Google Search,” said the Google spokesperson. “Soon, Google will do the searching, simplifying, researching, planning, brainstorming, and so much more.”

As the world eagerly awaits the rollout of these innovative features, it is clear that Google is ushering in a new era of intelligent, personalized, and efficient information discovery.

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BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.