Google Stars

Google is testing a new favoriting service for its Chrome browser. Called Google Stars (although the Google Collections name has also been used in the past), the new option appears to still in very early testing, but it does let users star “items” on the Web as well as add them to folders. Once saved, these “items” are called stars, and they can be searched for as well as shared with others. The new addition was first discovered by Google+ user Florian Kiersch. He found the following strings in “the source code of the Google Collections modules in web search” (Google Search). Here are some of the strings that reveal a bit about the feature. Use the star in the address bar to save anything across the web. Search the entire page content with suggestions and auto complete. Discover new dimensions in your content through the automatically created filters.

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