All posts by Amy Gesenhues

Google’s Great American Eclipse 2017 doodle offers fun facts about today’s big event

In addition to offering tips on how best to view and photograph today's eclipse, the doodle leads to a search for "solar eclipse science." The post Google’s Great American Eclipse 2017 doodle offers fun facts about today’s big event appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google gives allergy sufferers a heads-up on pollen levels via mobile search

In partnership with The Weather Channel, pollen and allergy-related mobile searches return information on local pollen levels and an offer to receive pollen count alerts. The post Google gives allergy sufferers a heads-up on pollen levels via mobile search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google adds 30 languages to voice search & makes it possible to use emojis with voice typing

Included among the new languages are Swahili and Amharic, two of the most popular African languages. The post Google adds 30 languages to voice search & makes it possible to use emojis with voice typing appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music

"Hip Hop was disruptive," says YouTube's head of music. "It shows that people in any situation have the ability to create something powerful and meaningful." The post Google is bringing the funk with a doodle & digital turntable marking the birth of Hip Hop music appeared first on Search...

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Dolores del Río Google doodle celebrates iconic film star from Golden Age of Mexican cinema

Del Río is credited with being the first Latin American actress to become a major Hollywood film star. The post Dolores del Río Google doodle celebrates iconic film star from Golden Age of Mexican cinema appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Latest Gboard iPhone updates include access to Maps, YouTube & a new drawing feature

Gboard also now supports Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi languages. The post Latest Gboard iPhone updates include access to Maps, YouTube & a new drawing feature appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google adds new SOS Alerts to search and Maps as part of its crisis response features

For search, the alerts will display at the top of results related to the incident or crisis location. In maps, there will be a tappable card with relevant details. The post Google adds new SOS Alerts to search and Maps as part of its crisis response features appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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YouTube using Redirect Method technology to fight terrorist video content in search results

The new technology will surface playlists with content that aims to disprove extremist video propaganda attached to certain search terms. The post YouTube using Redirect Method technology to fight terrorist video content in search results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Marshall McLuhan Google doodle pays tribute to ‘The medium is the message’ media theorist

In his 1962 book "Understanding Media," McLuhan argued that the way people receive information is more important than the information being received. The post Marshall McLuhan Google doodle pays tribute to ‘The medium is the message’ media theorist appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 Google doodle returns cricket-inspired video game

Google is once again displaying the video game it first introduced for the men's ICC Championship tournament last month. The post Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 Google doodle returns cricket-inspired video game appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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