Good to Know Site Now in 30 Languages, Adding 30 More in Coming Weeks; Google Instant Answers OneBox Gets New UI

Good to Know, a Google's consumer focus online education campagin was first launched in the U.K., Germany and the U.S. last year, on October 17, 2011, today expands to a dozens more languages -- about 30 as on today, and would add an additional 30 in the coming weeks.To change languages, just scroll to the […]

Good to Know, a Google's consumer focus online education campagin was first launched in the U.K., Germany and the U.S. last year, on October 17, 2011, today expands to a dozens more languages -- about 30 as on today, and would add an additional 30 in the coming weeks.

To change languages, just scroll to the toolbar at the bottom of the page.

In addition, Google is also incorporating relevant local information into the Google Family Safety Center website, which includes tips for keeping your family safe online from Google and others.

Good to Know Adds 30 new languages, 30 more coming in weeks

"With Good to know, you'll be able to learn about how to protect yourself online, gain insight into how your data is used on Google and around the web, and get tips on managing your family's online experience. For example, you can find out how to choose a strong password, recognise a phishing scam and double your account security with 2-step verification," posted Google.

Visit google.com.au/goodtoknow to see a list of available languages and find out more.


A new interface for Google's OneBox for instant answers has been launched. The new user interface that emphasizes the results, Google now displays the answer on the first line and the font size is bigger.

Google Instant OneBox UI Updates

Until now, Google used the following template: "Best guess for ... is ...". Just because Google no longer mentions that the answer is a "guess" doesn't mean that it's always accurate.

Google OneBox for instant answer with Best Guess

The Q&A OneBox now shows multiple answers for questions like [What is the cast of The Help?] or queries like [the dictator actors].

Google OneBox for instant anwser now shows multiple answrs

[Thanks, Alex]