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Google News Showcase is now available in 4 more Indian languages

Google has announced that it is now adding support for four new Indian languages in its dedicated News Showcase panels in Google News and on Discover.

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New Delhi Published on: September 09, 2021 12:58 IST
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Google News Showcase gets 4 more Indian languages.

Google has announced that it is now adding support for four new Indian languages in its dedicated News Showcase panels in Google News and on Discover. These new languages include Kannada, Marathi, Tamil as well as Telugu. 

"In May, we announced the expansion of Google News Showcase, our online experience and licensing program to support news organizations and readers, to India. With the addition of these new languages and new partners today, we now have onboarded more than 50 partners representing more than 70 publications," search engine giant said in a statement.

The firm it is working closely with a number of News Showcase partners to pay to provide users free access to select paywalled stories. This feature give users the opportunity to get to know content they might not otherwise have access to.

Google said that its investment of $1 billion over the next three years towards news partnerships and for Google News Showcase helps support publications to produce, distribute and explain essential information to users in new ways.

"News Showcase panels give publishers the ability to tell important news stories together with context and links to additional stories. Panels also feature recognisable branding so users can easily find and identify trusted news organisations," Brad Bender, VP Product Management, News said recently.

(with IANS inputs)

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