Yahoo! And Google are testing a partnership that will see Google stream search results and search ads to Yahoo!. Confirming this to The New York Times, Yahoo! hinted that more partnerships are in the pipeline.
Google has asked webmasters if they want the ability to view multiple sites at the same time in Google’s Search Console. If you think it will benefit you, now is the time tell Google.
The search engine has given two examples of how combining the sites might work – an updated console including mobile and international subdomains, or an integrated Search Analytics report using all URL versions of a site (both http and https).
Google has expanded the mobile search results carousel to include content from Pinterest, Vine, Houzz and The Food Network, besides the news publisher content.
Google has announced this on Google+ that now you can find this carousel while viewing the Pinterest pins, Vines, Houzz idea books or Food Network recipes. The carousel will let you slide from left to right through the content items under the search result snippets.
While many brands are experimenting with emojis in everything, from URLs to title tags, Google stuck to its promise to remove emojis from titles in the search results.
Expedia was the first website to start using using emojis in search results in late April. For instance, a search for beach rentals might include a wave emoji. Soon, other brands followed the suit that worried Google, as per May 5th Google Hangout. Webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller announced that Google would be soon removing the emojis. He stuck to his word, and the emojis disappeared this morning.
Acknowledged by Google’s John Mueller in Webmaster Hangout today, an update to Google’s search algorithm is being rolled out. Despite the ongoing speculations, Mueller has confirmed that this update is not Panda-related.
Few believe that Wikipedia’s recent move to HTTPS might have something to do with today’s changes.
Putting into context the extent to which Wikipedia dominates the SERPs, a site-wide change could certainly lead to the changes being observed to the Google’s search results.
Google has today introduced the most significant update to come to Google Trends in the past three years. Now the Google Trends will offer real-time data on what people are searching for at this moment.
On the basis of the feedback gathered from the researchers, journalists and everyday trend-trackers, Google has administered changes to provide everyone a faster, deeper and more comprehensive at what’s going on in Google Search.
None of us like waiting. Faster is always better. However, a big drawback is the network connections that are often slow and getting information on your phone becomes a frustrating and tough task.
During the London Tech Week event in UK-Ireland, the managing director and VP for sales and operations of Google, Eileen Naughton announced that more than half of all the UK searches are done on mobile phones.
Attendee Dan Cobley shared the stat on his Google+ profile.
Google rolled out several updates to the specifications for Google Shopping Feeds and Product Taxonomy. Most of the updates will be witnessed in September 15.
Listed below are the changes brought to the Shopping Feed specs:
- Units and Quantity attributes are now available for products sold in bulk or high volume in United States.
On the Google Business Help forums, Jade Wang from the Google My Business Maps team announced that if the business owners fail to login to their Google My Business account and do not revert the requests from Google they will unverify the accounts. So ensure that you login to your Google My Business account frequently enough in order to prevent your verified Google business listing removed.