Country services used to be distinguished by the country code top-level domain names (ccTLD) such as google.fr for France or google.com.uk for England. ALSO READ: YouTube now gets over 100 million hours of watch time in the living room everyday: Sundar Pichai
“Google wants to stop the practice of manually entering the top-level domain to get a country’s services,” according to a report in 9to5google.
<![CDATA]> “Starting today, country services will no longer be determined by domain. By default, you’ll now automatically be served the appropriate country service without seeing a change in Google’s ccTLD,” the report said on Friday. ALSO READ: Google adds planets and moons to Maps
Google’s other services such as Gmail, and YouTube already functioning this way.