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Searching For Symptoms? Google Tests Free Video Chat With Doctors

13/10/2014

To boost Google Helpouts, the company is embedding its video chat-based marketplace into search results.Google is running a trial (...)
To boost Google Helpouts, the company is embedding its video chat-based marketplace into search results.Google is running a trial to extend Helpouts, a marketplace that lets people share and sell their expertise over video chat, to its search results. The test applies specifically to the medical segment of Helpouts: When Google users search for certain symptoms, such as pink eye or the common cold, some of them will now see a prompt to talk to a medical professional, with the search giant covering the fee for a limited time.Read Full Story To boost Google Helpouts, the company is embedding its video chat-based marketplace into search results.Google is running a trial to extend Helpouts, a marketplace that lets people share and sell their expertise over video chat, to its search results. The test applies specifically to the medical segment of Helpouts: When Google users search for certain symptoms, such as pink eye or the common cold, some of them will now see a prompt to talk to a medical professional, with the search giant covering the fee for a limited time.Read Full Story
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