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Google Launches New Search Menu With Icons

After a few months of testing, Google has begun rolling out the new search bar with icons. Rather than using text to show the various search categories or verticals for news, video, images, maps, shopping and the like, Google displays icons that represent those categories as well. The following image was taken from the PC version [...]

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Google App Actions Expands With Four New Categories

First showed off at Google I/O last year, App Actions is expanding with built-in intents for four new App Action categories: Health and fitnessFinance and bankingFood orderingRidesharing These new intents are aimed at enabling developers to integrate their apps with Google Assistant. Developers can start integrating the new actions immediately. Google says that it will [...]

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Can Searchers Tell The Difference Between Ads And Free Listings? Google Engineer Says ‘Yes’

Over the years, Google made numerous design and layout changes to their search ads.  These changes have caused a grumbling from the search community that changes were done to confuse searchers were thinking search ads are the same as organic search results.  But, according to senior Google engineer Paul Haahr, who said on Twitter, based on the [...]

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Is Google Image Search Launching New Design For Image Preview?

It seems that Google is rolling out a new design for the previews within image search results.  When clicking on an image, rather than loading the preview in a black background frame, Google now displays the image preview on the right-hand side.  There are several folks who are seeing this design and interface.  When testing [...]

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Google Tests Multifaceted Featured Snippets In Desktop Search Results

Google began rolling out multifaceted featured snippets in the mobile search results earlier this year.  Google is now testing showing multifaceted featured snippets in the desktop search results as well. Multifaceted featured snippets are going to be surfaced for queries that are sufficiently broad enough to allow for more than one interpretation of what was submitted.  When this happens, [...]

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Google Wants To Hear From SEOs On The Search Result Listings

Danny Sullivan, Google's search liaison, asked the SEO community on Twitter what changes they would like to see in the Google search results interface and links. Sullivan asked what do SEOs dream about when it comes to “how Google displays listings.” What sort of feed back is Google looking for? Sullivan gave these examples: More control over [...]

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