#google reportedly building #snapchat Discover competitor into search

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Google is developing technology that would allow news publishers to build Snapchat-style stories that would live inside the company’s search engine, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The stories may resemble what publishers have in the past created for Snapchat’s Discover section, which mixes mobile-first design with a blend of photos, videos, and text. Google is said to call the product “Stamp,” with the “St” standing for stories. There is the possibility that it could live beneath the search bar, where on Android users are already served a list of recommended websites and news stories.

It’s unclear where exactly the feature or service would live, but the…

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