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.
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.
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.
According to a recent research from BIA/Kelsey mobile has surpassed desktop in terms of local search query volume, compared to last year. The market research firm concluded that 66.5 million local search queries were carried out via mobile devices, whereas the figures for desktop were around 65.6 million.
Bing announced the details for their future update which will improve how it delivers mobile-friendly search results to mobile users. Bing’s approach, however, is not unlike Google’s although there are some differences.
On the topic of the new mobile friendly algorithm, which is fully rolled out, Google’s Gary Illyes responded to feedback on Twitter.
The webmaster said, it is frustrating to land on a mobile friendly web page that takes too much time to load. The feedback is around Google still using many desktop signals for mobile ranking- including how fast a desktop page loads and not counting the speed of the mobile page.
Google announced that not only are they enabling a Google Lite for slow mobile connections on their search results page, but are also testing optimizing your web pages after the searcher clicks from the mobile search results to your website.
Google announced the mobile friendly update in February, that will boost the rankings of mobile-friendly pages — pages that are legible and usable on mobile devices — in mobile search results worldwide. It has finally released and here are the most frequently asked questions:
1. Will desktop and/or tablet ranking also be affected by this change?
Google announced that there has been an increase of 4.7% in the proportion of sites that are mobile friendly since the they announced about the Mobile Friendly Update.
Google also said they hope that, now that this algorithm is rolling out, that more sites will go mobile friendly in the near future.
Google has officially started rolling out their mobile friendly update on a global level. They are boosting the ranking of mobile-friendly pages on mobile search results. Now searches will be able to access high quality and relevant results where text is readable without tapping or zooming. Where tap targets are spaced properly and the page avoids unplayable content or horizontal scrolling.