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Google Images Should Be More Relevant Without Being Duplicative

A new update for Google Image Search was released last November, but this news didn’t hit us until just this week. What does this update improve upon? With this update, there should be less duplicate images, allowing other images to be displayed that are more relevant and more visually distinct. There should be improvement with …

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Image License Structured Data Support Is Added To Google Search Console

Google Search Console reports and the Rich Results test tool are getting some more support from Google for image license metadata for licensable image label. If you’re using this markup, a new section will appear in the Enhancements reports in the Search Console. If you’re not using the markup, it will not appear to you. …

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Augmented Begins To Drive Sales: AR Product Engagement Increased Mobile Purchases At eBags

Although the virtual reality industry has had billions of dollars put into it, it still isn’t mainstream. But this may not be the case with Augmented reality (AR). Over the last several years, AR features have appeared in a number of different brands and retail apps, including L’Oreal, Wayfair, Crate & Barrel, Gucci, Ikea, Lowes, …

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Google Images Adds More Facts About Images With The Knowledge Graph

In an announcement, Google has launched a new feature within Google Images search on mobile to show “quick facts about what you see on Google Images.” Under the image preview window, Google added knowledge panel details that can be opened and expanded to show more information about the image. Google said “when you search for …

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Google Adds New Image License Metadata For Licensable Image Label

A new structured data element for image license metadata has been released by Google that allows Google Images to show a licensable image label in the search results. The CEPIC, the European picture agency, wrote about this on its blog saying “We are happy to share now that Google Images is releasing a metadata framework through Schema.org for …

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WordPress 5.4 Will Add Lazy-Loading to All Images

In an announcement made by WordPress, WordPress 5.4 could feature image lazy-loading by default, which enables the “loading” HTML attribute on all IMG elements. WordPress publishers will not have to use JavaScript or third party plugins for lazy-loading their images. The lazy-loading HTML attribute tells a browser to wait before downloading an image, or to …

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Google Showing Product Availability Markup In Image Search Results

On Google’s image search results page, the company is displaying the availability of products to users. This was spotted by Frank Sandtmann, a Hamburg-based digital marking consultant. He noticed that the feature was in English, German and Polish image search results. Powered by product Schema markup, product availability in the image results is denoted in green …

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Traffic From Image’s Swipe To Visit Feature Now Appears In Search Console

If visitors arrive on your pages via Google’s Image’s Swipe to Visit feature, they are now accounted for in Search Console under the new “AMP on Image Results” search appearance. This news was announced by Google on August 21. By having Search Console data on how users arrive on your site might be able to help …

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