All posts by Danny Sullivan

Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content

Google hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedback about suggested searches and Featured Snippets answers. The post Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content appeared first on Search Engine...

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Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article

Infowars article was used to help illustrate how quality raters might judge content, but raters have no power to censor, ban or penalize pages. The post Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google expands fact-checking effort to all searches worldwide

Is an online claim true or not? Google hopes special callouts for fact-checking articles will help searchers get the right answers or better make their own decisions. The post Google expands fact-checking effort to all searches worldwide appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Please take Search Engine Land’s SEO Success Factors Survey

Your feedback helps us update The Periodic Table Of SEO Success Factors. Please lend us a few minutes and your expertise! The post Please take Search Engine Land’s SEO Success Factors Survey appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis

Under fire for months, can Google reverse the drip-drip-drip of criticism as incorrect, absurd or even dangerous results surface to the top? The post A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in search

Program opens in US and Brazil. Expansion is a sign Google no longer sees it as just an experiment. The post Google Posts now gives museums, movies, musicians & sports groups dedicated space in search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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DMOZ has officially closed after nearly 19 years of humans trying to organize the web

The closure marks the final end of a chapter of humans trying to organize the web. The post DMOZ has officially closed after nearly 19 years of humans trying to organize the web appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Home gets ‘Beauty & The Beast’ promo, but Google says it’s not an ad

Appears to be the first-ever commercialization of Google's home assistant product. The post Google Home gets ‘Beauty & The Beast’ promo, but Google says it’s not an ad appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or offensive content in search

Using data from human "quality raters," Google hopes to teach its algorithms how to better spot offensive and often factually incorrect information. The post Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or offensive content in search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Your guide to using Google Assistant and the Google search app on Android & iPhone

Google Assistant is coming widely to Android phones. Here's how to use it and other ways to Google on your smartphone -- even for iPhone users. The post Your guide to using Google Assistant and the Google search app on Android & iPhone appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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