As Google AI search rolls out to more and more people, websites are preparing for carnage

Kimber Matherne’s thriving food blog attracts millions of visitors every month looking for last-minute dinner ideas.

But the mother of three says decisions made at Google, more than 2,000 miles from her home in the Florida Panhandle, threaten her business. About 40 percent of visits to her blog, Easy Family Recipes, come through the search engine, which has served as the Internet’s clearinghouse for more than two decades, sending users to hundreds of millions of websites every day.