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Google Search’s ‘continuous scroll’ comes to desktops in USA

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With the way technology works in today's world, all of one's information or preferences are in constant motion. The information presented on certain platforms slowly make its way around onto all of one's devices, this is known as data syncing.Syncing of data plays a bigger role in one's life than they think. It allows one to use multiple devices on the go with parity amongst them saving one the trouble of having to reconfigure a device from start.With all the information stored online, keeping a tab on it is very important and this article will tell you about how to choose the information synced on Chrome and how to delete it.What information is synced?One finds themselves using Chrome for everything, from searches for food recipes to performing online transactions, this information, along with bookmarks is stored and synced. Chrome increases its functionality with extensions developed by others and even these can be synced across compatible devices.Chrome stores the following data and syncs it across all of one's devices -HistoryTabs and bookmarksPasswordsCredit card infoUser settingsThemesExtensionsThe steps to choosing what information is stored are simple, but first, if one has not already set up the sync system, the steps to do so have been mentioned below mentioned.Also read: Top 5 alternatives to Google Chrome that value your privacySteps to set up sync info in ChromeWe are presuming that an account has been signed into before performing these steps.Step 1 - Click on the 'three dots' option present in the right top corner.Step 2 - Click on the settings option.Step 3 - The above step brings up the people menu where a button to turn sync on can be seen.These steps will have set up one's account to sync all information across available devices. A passphrase different from the user's login password can also be set to encrypt all data.How to choose what information is syncedWhen a user performs the sync set up, all types of information is set to be synced by default. To choose what information one wants to have synced across all their devices, they should follow the steps mentioned below :Step 1 - Click on the 'Manage sync' option which is available after one has selected the settings option.Step 2 - Uncheck the sync everything box and proceed to choose what information to sync.How to delete synced informationDeleting the synced information is as easy as it gets, one can follow the steps mentioned below to do so.Step 1 - Select the 'Data from Chrome sync' option.Step 2 - Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the 'Reset Sync' option.Also read: How to block a website on Google Chrome?

Google’s continuous scroll that serves six pages or 60 results instead of the top ten is now rolling out to desktops in the US for English search results. The feature was initially released for mobile search in October 2021.

While the feature is currently only available for English searches, a broader rollout to more geographies and languages is expected to follow, similar to the feature rollout for mobile searches last year.

Following this update, people using Google search on desktops will see six pages of search results that’ll load as they scroll before having to click on the “See More” button to load more results.

The infinite scroll feature has been used on popular social networking websites for a while, and the search giant seems to have caught up to the trend, including on desktops.

With this change, the value of staying in the top ten search results might decrease as people will be scrolling more freely, looking at more results without changing pages with clicks.

According to Google, anyone looking for additional information usually goes up to the fourth page of search results.

While most people find relevant links in the top few search results, this will be helpful for those who’d like to dig in more, minus the hassle of tapping on a link at the end of the page to show the next set of results on a new page.

Google has been experimenting and including various elements in top search results, including videos and shopping results. The increased results might also be a mix of different search elements on Google.

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