Google’s new WDYL.com site gives your search results in the form of Google services

| June 28, 2011 | Reply

Ever wished that your Google searches would just return a big list of results in the form of Google services? Google thinks your answer is “yes”…

Today, Google quietly rolled out WDYL.com (What Do You Like) which is a new site that attempts to “create a unified UI to search in multiple channels”. What this basically means is that you search for something on WDYL.com and it gives you a list of results from a bunch of different Google products: Google Trends, SketchUp, Books, Translate, Picasa, Product Search, Voice, Earth, Youtube, Calendar, Groups, Mobile, Patent Search, Image Search, Moderator, News, Blog Search, Maps, Alerts, Gmail and Chrome. For each result it attempts to show you a result from within that product and each also has a “Go to…” button that allows you to launch that product.

It honestly doesn’t seem very useful to me, it feels like more of a gimmick or marketing tool than anything. It does look like a well designed site, though. Go ahead and give it a try yourself, maybe you’ll find it more useful than I.

Go to: WDYL.com

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