Posted On 24 Aug 2018
The Google Assistant now helps counter the daily deluge of negative new with “Tell Me Something Good”. This feature can be activated by saying “Hey Google, tell me something good”, and the Google Assistant responds by showing results with good news featuring solutions to real-world problems. The Google blog says …
The stories come from a wide range of media outlets, curated and summarized by the Solutions Journalism Network. They’re a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to spreading the practice of solutions journalism, which highlights how problems are solvable and that doing better is possible. Solutions journalism empowers and energizes audiences, helping to combat negative news fatigue. It’s an important part of a balanced news diet, so we’re exploring how to incorporate more solutions journalism wherever you access Google News.
“Tell me something good” isn’t meant to be a magic solution. But it’s an experiment worth trying because it’s good info about good work that may bring some good to your day. Give it a go yourself on any Assistant-enabled device, including your phone, Smart Display, or Google Home.