Google

Google’s App Indexing Documentation Updated!

Dec 17, 2015 | 1,437 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

As per the announcement on Google+ Google have updated their app indexing docs have been updated with streamlined overview and instructions.

Image 14 Google’s App Indexing Documentation Updated!

No action is required on developer’s part for the changes that include:

  • Clearer product overview information
  • Better guidance on supporting URLs to your app
  • Emphasized using HTTP URLs and discouraging custom scheme URLs
  • Streamlined instructions on using the App Indexing API

Google Maps Upgraded For iOS!

Dec 15, 2015 | 1,297 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google Maps has updated its iOS version to bring it more in sync with its Android counterpart. The upgraded features include offline maps and navigation, busy store/venue hours and gas prices.

This update helps users locate the gas stations as well as compare prices.

Image 13 Google Maps Upgraded For iOS!

Store traffic hours which was previously available on Android is now on iOS too. It’s the visual data that shows the busiest hours of a venue or business location.

Google’s New Website to Track India’s Digital Growth!

Dec 14, 2015 | 1,453 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google has launched a new website dedicated to bring to light the entrepreneurs and SMB’s who have achieved success using Google’s tools.

Google India head Rajan Anandan said in his blog post, “We have launched an initiative to build Internet presence for 20 Million SMBs in India – which can be accessed by anyone, anywhere on their mobile phones. Two million SMBs have already found a home on the Internet, through Google My Business.”

Google Rolls Out Shared Albums in Google Photos!

Dec 12, 2015 | 1,312 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Google has launched Shared Albums in Google Photos making it possible to share photos and videos with multiple users at one place.

Albums can now be made collaborative and users can invite other users to add their photos and videos. Notifications will be sent everytime a new pic or video is added. Users can also save pics and videos from the shared albums to the Google Photos library.

Google AMP Pages May Get a Ranking Boost!

Dec 12, 2015 | 1,397 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

While Google announced that AMP pages will come to Google search by February, 2016, it may also provide ranking boost over a period of time.

Search Engine Land reported  from a press event held by Google in San Francisco, “two important tidbits: AMP pages may get a ranking boost and perhaps a “fast” label designation, similar to how Google shows labels for mobile-friendly pages. Both points are speculative however.”

Google Rolling Out Fast Mobile Pages to Google Search!

Dec 11, 2015 | 1,698 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google has talked about rolling out the Accelerated Mobile Pages project to search for everyone by February, 2016.

John Mueller said, " 

If you want to prepare for next year's hottest new website technology, dig into Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) when you have a moment. These videos are perfect for an insightful lunch at your laptop or phone .. and you can even accelerate them on YouTube to watch them faster"

Three New Bidding Report in Google AdWords For Deeper Insight!

Dec 11, 2015 | 1,243 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google announced three new reports for deeper insights in automated bid strategies performance. These reports will give transparency into bidding and save time spent in troubleshooting the performance issues.

New status annotations will help advertisers enhance bid strategy statuses with more insight to help decide the course of action.

Google AdSense Mobile Text Ads Get A New LOOK!

Dec 9, 2015 | 1,221 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google has given a makeover to the text ads on mobile sites.

The new format is for higher performance along with a more beautiful and user friendly appearance. Google said: “The text ads feature elements such as a shaded background and a centered button which bring together the parts of the ad into a cohesive whole. The look and feel is inspired by material design, like the richer text ads that we launched earlier this year.”

Google To Change Shopping Policies in Feb. 2016!

Dec 4, 2015 | 1,267 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google shared a help document about new and improved Shopping Policy Center and the upcoming changes to the shopping policies.

Expected changes are:

  • Fewer and simpler Shopping policies
  • More transparency into why we have each policy
  • More insight into how a policy can affect your ads
  • Aligned across our advertising products

Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!

Dec 1, 2015 | 1,331 views | by Ritu Sharma
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google announced about starring images to easily get back to them for a future view.

The feature is currently available only in the US across all browsers on Android and iOS. Log into your browser with your Google account to save the images.

Image 1 Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!

These saved images can be organized in collections later.

Image 2 Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!