Googles desktop update forced the company to apologize
News you want to use week 5.
Last week, Google began rolling out a new look for its search results on desktop, which blurs the line between organic search results and the ads that sit above them. In what appears to be something of a purposeful dark pattern, the only thing differentiating ads and search results is a small black-and-white “Ad” icon next to the former. It’s been formatted to resemble the new favicons that now appear next to the search results you care about. Users responded to the update in a negative way and Google actually came out and apologized for moving forward too fast.
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