According to a new help document, Google is gearing up to launch a new feature which would allow users to leave comments on search results. I can’t decide whether it’s a horrible idea or a potentially hilarious one.
As spotted by Search Engine Journal, the document details the ability to “leave comments on things you’ve searched for on Google, like a sports game,” as well as “read and rate comments left by others” by clicking either ‘like’ or ‘dislike’ on the post.
On top of this, Google users now have a section within their profiles for comments, which will assumedly house all of the posts they’ve made on search results. While it looks like you’ll be able to add comments to just about anything, the feature seems to be skewed towards live events such as sports. Of course, you’ll be able to delete a comment later if you desire.
The page provides the following steps for leaving a comment:
- Go to Google.com or open the Google app.
- Do a search.
- In the overview box, tap or click More.
- Tap or click Comments > Viewers.
- Tap or click Add a public comment…
- Enter your comment.
Comments won’t be able to be made anonymously, so everything will be tracked via Google accounts to filter out anything offensive or spammy.
I, for one, can’t wait to see the absolutely wild stuff folks leave on searches.