July 1, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google News announces its new redesign for its desktop site.
  • The revamp involves the categories section shifted to the top from the left pane.
  • Google says the new fresh coat of paint is an inspiration drawn from user feedback.
  • The news feed now brings an expanded fact-check section to combat misinformation.

Google News comes with a fresh redesign for its desktop version as part of its 20th anniversary. It now brings more customizable experiences to the news aggregator, and the new look, which appears to be more polished than before, is said to be the result of feedback from readers.

Google notes in a blog post that the new look would allow users to stay up to date with the essential news with sections like Top Stories, Local News, and Personalized Picks.