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Google has celebrities answering web searches with selfie videos

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Since celebrity questions make up a sizeable chunk of web searches, Google is piloting a new search feature where celebrities answer questions about themselves in short selfie videos that appear at the top of the search results. The fun feature is launching in the US today, and although it is currently backed by only a handful of celebrities, their number is sure to grow in the coming months.

So, if you want to know whether James Franco smokes, or whether Will Ferrell plays the drums—although it's a widely known fact that he used to play the drums for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers back in the 80s before impostor Chad Smith took over *ahem*—you can simply run a Google search on your phone and you'll get an answer straight from the horse's mouth!

The new Google search feature is now live in the US with answers from Priyanka Chopra, Will Ferrell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gina Rodriguez, Kenan Thompson, Allison Williams, Nick Jonas, Mark Wahlberg, James Franco, Seth MacFarlane, Jonathan Yeo and Dominique Ansel, but the roster of celebrities, as well as the number of answers they provide, is sure to expand in the future.

source: Google

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