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Google Search is getting a new label to direct people to original news sources


Google is adding a new “highly cited” label in Search results to direct users to trusted sources, the company announced on Thursday. The new label, which will appear in the Top Stories carousel, is designed to help users identify stories that have been frequently cited by other news organizations. The highly cited label is launching soon on mobile in the United States and will roll out globally in the coming weeks.
The label will be placed on investigative articles, interviews, announcements, press releases, local news stories and more. Google says it’s particularly interested in how the label can be used to elevate original reporting.
“Let’s say a local news organization breaks an investigative story looking into problems at your local school district,” t …

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