On opening the app, the users will find a "For You" section that has been created to provide the top five news of the moment followed by a tailor-made section that will provide longer news articles. It works as you'd imagine, letting you mark out preferred topics, news sources and locations to filter your reads. Replacing the neglected Newsstand service from Google, and seen as a direct competitor to the Apple News app, Google News is now available on the App Store... Your briefing updates throughout the day bringing you the top five stories you need to know, including local, national, and world content.
The next section of the app is titled "Headlines" that will provide the latest news in multiple categories like business, U.S, global, technology, entertainment, science, sports and health segments.
The company's idea behind the new app is to make the news search easier and at the same time provide an experience tailored to each reader.
"Favourites" is a way for users to customise Google News without the use of AI. The app can also balance breaking news into chronological order.
Finally, the Newsstand tab lets you see a magazine-like interface for specific publications, such as CNN, Fox News, The New York Times, Reuters, and more. Keep in mind that the publications found on the Newsstand support Google AMP standard, which technically means the pages will load way quicker without bouncing like in a normal browser. The program was fully reimagined, made to take care of the ever-evolving way we have information, and leveraging existing AI and machine-learning technologies to make a personalized and curated encounter.