Google's Latest Plan: Woo Brides

Who needs a wedding planner when you have Google?

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 11, 2011 7:10 AM CST

(Newser) – Google has already enmeshed itself in your email, your mapping needs, your book collection … why not your wedding as well? The search giant announced Google for Weddings yesterday on its official blog. Wedding planners, watch out: The site will allow users to do everything from organizing guests lists and schedules to creating a wedding website to making save-the-date cards. (The templates were actually designed with the help of "renowned" wedding planner Michelle Rago.)

Mashable notes this isn’t the first time Google has created such a personal venture: In 2008, it launched Google Health, which let users monitor their health information online. But that hit a controversial snag when Google teamed up with CVS to provide patients with access to their prescription history via Google Health, causing some to wonder if Google had too much access to sensitive information. (Click for more in the modern world of weddings.)

A screenshot of the new Google Weddings site.
A screenshot of the new Google Weddings site.   (Google)
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