Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

 Google is advancing its Accelerated Mobile Pages to the next level with the release of an all new story format optimized to enable publishers to build and share content rich in visuals, video and animation. A far cry from the predominantly text-based content such as news and recipes associated with AMP in its earlier […]

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Less than a week after borrowing one of Snapchat’s defining features for Instagram, Facebook has looked to its younger rival for inspiration once more. Limited to Canada and Brazil for the time being, Facebook has introduced new filters which can be used to jazz up photos in various ways, such as turning faces into animations. […]

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google puts search functions directly into mobile keyboard

Google has launched a new keyboard for iOS devices that directly integrates search functions, such as maps, GIFs or shopping results, into user’s messages. Called Gboard, the keyboard features a button on the upper left that lets users perform web searches, look for images or GIFs, or even search for emoji without ever leaving the […]