Google is working on Drag and Drop gesture for links in Google Chrome

Google is testing the feature whose title is ‘Implement touch drag drop link element behind a flag' and it will allow a user to drag and move the link or a specific image in the Chrome app on Android

By Sandeep Sarkar

    Google has been rolling out updates for its apps and services on a regular basis every now and then. Now Google is working on a Drag and Drop links in Chrome for Android. As per some reports from the web, Google is testing a gesture to drag and drop links in Google Chrome for Android.

    Google is working on Drag and Drop gesture for links in Google Chrome

    Google is testing the new feature whose title is 'Implement touch drag drop link element behind a flag' and it will allow a user to drag and move the link or a specific image in the Chrome app on Android. At the moment, when a user long presses on a link in the browser it will open a pop-up menu along with some new options. The new option includes the options such as open in a new tab, incognito mode, copy the link etc.

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    It is being further reported that the new feature will allow a user to drag a link or an image just by long pressing on it, and then moving their finger away. The new feature is quite similar to the process where we click and hold an icon to drag and drop it around in Windows, or on Google Chrome OS for a desktop. However, it is still not clear that how the new feature that is being rolled out will benefit the user and provide a different kind of user experience. It would be an interesting addition for using the apps in Multi-Window mode. That said about the latest update, we will keep you posted on the same.

    Google is working on Drag and Drop gesture for links in Google Chrome

    Also, in one of our recent articles related to Google, we covered that the tech giant is reportedly working on developing an all-new operating system which the company is calling Fuchsia OS. The Fuchsia OS which is said to be replacing Android and Chrome OS, and was tested on Pixelbooks earlier this year. You can read the complete story here.

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