The other day, Google shared new details of the updated Googlebot, which will now always be based on the latest version of Chromium.
Old user agent
As it turned out, Google did not change the user agent for Googlebot and still uses the old version that mentions Chrome 41. In fact, the crawler is powered by Chrome 74, the company said.
At the same time, Google plans to update the user-agent in the future:
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