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Google wants to keep you away from Instagram and TikTok by showing you videos from Instagram and TikTok

December 30, 2020

Via: BGR

In its bid to keep people as much as possible on its search pages rather than other places, such as addictive apps like Instagram and TikTok with their infinite scrolls, Google has come up with a new trick for Search that it’s currently testing. Results might soon feature a row of videos taken directly from Instagram and TikTok, which might seem contrary to what Google is looking to achieve here. But click on any of those results, and you’ll be taken to the web version of the respective app, not the actual app, where there’s a risk you’ll be sucked down the rabbit hole again.

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