Google Removes Emojis From Search Results!

Jun 23, 2015 | 1,649 views | by Ritu Sharma
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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.

Not Panda-Related, Google Rolls Out New Search Update!

Jun 18, 2015 | 1,750 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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 Trends To Now Provide Minute-By-Minute Data On Trending Searches!

Jun 18, 2015 | 1,518 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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.

google trends update 1 Google Trends To Now Provide Minute By Minute Data On Trending Searches!

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.

Google Announces Faster And Lighter Mobile Web Pages In India!

Jun 16, 2015 | 1,415 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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.

More than Half Of The UK Searches Take Place On Mobile, Says Google!

Jun 16, 2015 | 1,414 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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 Announces Updates To Specs For Google Shopping Feeds!

Jun 10, 2015 | 1,514 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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.

Google To Unverify Inactive Google My Business Accounts!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,647 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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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.

Google To Bring Brand Lift Measurement For YouTube Ads To Mobile!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,519 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is initiating to roll out its brand lift measurement solution for YouTube ads to mobile. They are also going to expand metrics it measures to include lift in consideration, favorability and purchase intent. With more than half of the YouTube’s traffic coming from mobile, Brand Lift measurement is now made available for ads served on YouTube’s mobile app.

Google Launches Campaigns Tab To The Manager Accounts In AdWords!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,631 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has added a Campaigns tab to the manager accounts (MCCs) in AdWords in the latest update. Now you can review and make certain edits to the campaigns across accounts at the manager account level, instead of having to navigate in and out of separate accounts.

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Change campaign status, edit the budgets and review performance (with segments, filtering and columns all available) across any number of accounts. You can now create new campaigns from this level as well.

Google Translates 5 Steps To Mobile Friendly Sites In 12 Languages!

Jun 3, 2015 | 1,615 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The search engine giant announced on Google+ that from the original English language, they have converted and translated their 5 steps to the mobile friendly sites into 5 different languages. The PDF of the English version can be accessed here.