Tag Archives: Google: Web Search

Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away

At SMX West, Google's Gary Illyes said the company is still experimenting with its mobile-first index and doesn't have an exact timeline for launch. The post Google’s mobile-first index is (still) months away appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s new tappable shortcuts eliminate the need to search on mobile

Rolling out today on Google's search app and mobile site, the shortcuts offer quick answers on weather, sports & entertainment info. The post Google’s new tappable shortcuts eliminate the need to search on mobile appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases

Would-be-legal remedies for online reputation issues are still up in the air, explains contributor Chris Silver Smith, arguing that it may be time to amend the applicable legislation. The post Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name

If this overly broad warrant were duplicated in other jurisdictions, local law enforcement might use Google as a first stop in their investigations. The post Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name 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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New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world

The webmaster and SEO community, along with the automated Google tracking tools, all show strong signs that there was a Google algorithm ranking update. The post New, unconfirmed Google ranking update ‘Fred’ shakes the SEO world appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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AMP — Accelerated Mobile Pages — rolling out to 1 billion more people in Asia

Baidu, Sogou and Yahoo Japan are adopting the mobile framework. The post AMP — Accelerated Mobile Pages — rolling out to 1 billion more people in Asia appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google ‘related picks’ now showing under some top stories carousels

Google looks to show you more AMP top stories by adding a query expansion feature in the mobile search results. The post Google ‘related picks’ now showing under some top stories carousels appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google makes it easier to search for programming languages answers

Google can now handle queries containing sequences of 2–3 special characters. The post Google makes it easier to search for programming languages answers appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google brings back emojis in the search results snippets for relevant queries

Google has brought back displaying emojis in the search results when the query thinks it is relevant. The post Google brings back emojis in the search results snippets for relevant queries appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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