Google News is probably the best place to read the news on the Internet. It is the best news aggregator for all the updates and information you are seeking in the world of news.
What is Google News?
Google News is a website that aggregates news from across the web. It sources information from various newspapers, blogs, and other various media from around the world. None of it is actually from Google itself. It simply aggregates the best news from the web and displays it to you on one single page.
It is not only convenient but the news displayed is of high value. The algorithm of Google news does the best job it can to help you stay updated with the latest information.
Where can I download Google News?
You can use the official website directly from a browser anytime to access without downloading anything:
If you want the Google News Android app on your mobile phone then you can get it at the Play store:
And for the iOS Apple devices, this is the link to download from the App store:
What are some of the Google News features?
Google News on the mobile app and the website is populated with the best news for that time of the day. It is partially based on your interests as well.
You do not have to be logged in but it is a good thing if you do because you can customize according to your needs.
On Google News main page, you can choose to read the Top stories, which is the default view when you load the website. It has everything you need, including the Headlines (click on it or click More headlines), For you section – based on your interests, and news from Business, Technology, Entertainment, Sports, Science, and Health. Like in the below image:
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How to change language and region in Google News?
On the left-hand side of the Google news page if you scroll down to the end you will see this:
You can click on the highlighted portion in the image (above) and set various languages and regions that you are looking for.
Under each news article title (place your mouse pointer) you can find 3 options, which are Save for later, Share and vertical 3 dots (more options).
- When you click on Save for later icon it gets stored in your Favorites
- The Share icon lets you share it on Facebook, Twitter and also provides you with the link to that article. So you can share it via email or anywhere else you’d like.
- And finally, the vertical 3 dots icon gives you more options when you click on it such as View full coverage, Hide Stories from that source, More and Fewer stories like this. This will help Google understand your preferences.
Apart from that, on the right-hand side of the page, you can also view today’s weather, Beyond the headlines – In-depth reporting on various topics, Spotlight and certain newsmakers in the form of various keywords like this:
How to create Google Alerts?
Instead of visiting Google News for a particular update (instant and constant) you can use the Google Alerts feature.
You can get News to your email id in the form of email alerts every time there is a mention of that word or the term on the web.
It is very simple to set up alerts.
When you want alerts regarding news, event, a person or just about anything you can rely on Google for that. You have to go to this link:
For each Google Alert you can set the following parameters (Optional):
How often you want the alerts (instant, once a day or once a week), Sources, Languages, Region, How many (best or all results) and Deliver to which email.
Where do I find Trending Google News?
If you’d like to explore trends of various topics on the Internet you can check it out here:
How do I get Official Google News help?
You can visit the below link and find everything you need:
And for the Google News help community visit this:
Where do I find Google Newspaper Archives?
You can visit this link for the Google Newspaper Archives: Google Newspaper
What happened to Google Play Newsstand and Google News and Weather?
According to Google, both Google Play Newsstand and Google News and Weather are being replaced by the New Google News.
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