26 Jun '18, 5pm

Google launches Islamic prayer times for some queries

Google launches Islamic prayer times for some queries

Google has confirmed to Search Engine Land that they have launched Islamic prayer times in Google search. The prayer times can be triggered for some queries that seem to be asking for that information and also include geographic designators, such as [prayer times mecca ], where Islamic prayer times are relevant. It’s possible that queries without a specific location term, but conducted from one of those locations, would also trigger the prayer times, but we weren’t able to test that functionality. A Google spokesperson told Search Engine Land “coinciding with Ramadan, we launched this feature in a number of predominantly Islamic countries to make it easier to find prayer times for locally popular queries.” “We continue to explore ways we can help people around the world find information about their preferred religious rituals and celebrations,” Google added. Here is a scre...

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