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Google Search Launches About This Result Feature

According to an announcement by Google, a new feature is rolling out that, before clicking on a search result, Google will communicate more information about that search result snippet that they are looking at. This “about this result” box can be triggered when tapping on the three little dots on the top right corner o …

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A New Mortgage Feature Is Added To Google Search

A new feature has been launched by Google for mobile search results relating to mortgages – a feature box that shows more information regarding mortgages than before when the mortgage calculator was first released in 2015. When getting mortgage search results in Google, you will get a “Mortgage loan” box, which presents a number of …

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Tweet Carousels Get Dropped From Google Search After Twitter Hack

On July 15, a number of big Twitter accounts got hacked, including Ripple, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Jeff Bezos, Barack Obama, Joe Biden and more. After this happened, Twitter said that most verified accounts can tweet again after they limited the functionality on them while the hack was investigated. You can find more information …

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Google To Allow Removal Of Counterfeit Goods From Search Results

Users are now being allowed to report counterfeit goods within the organic Google search results for removal. This is similar to the DMCA process, which lets you request removal of stolen copyrighted content from Google’s search results. Google Ads already prohibits counterfeit goods from being advertised on Google and it describes them as goods that “contain a trademark or …

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Google Launches Featured Snippet To Web Page Content Highlight Feature

Google has been testing highlighting content on web pages based on clicking on a features snippet from the Google search results for years now, and was tested on both desktop and mobile. But now, this is now live and works on most Google featured snippets, as well as most web browsers. According to Danny Sullivan from Google, …

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Google May 2020 Core Update Is Done Rolling Out

The Google May 2020 core update that started to roll out on Monday, May 4, has now finished rolling out. Google announced “the May 2020 Core Update rollout is complete” via Twitter on Monday. Here’s the tweet: According to Google, the rollout of this core update would take approximately “one to two weeks to fully roll out.” …

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Google May 2020 Core Update Rolling Out

On May 4, Google announced that it is rolling out a new core update, the May 2020 core update. This is the second core update of the year. The first core update was in January 2020. This means that it has been about three months since the last update, where Google historically has released a …

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Google Testing Question Hub In The U.S. For COVID-Related Queries

In 2018, Google started to test a way for searchers to submit questions to Google manually. Then, in 2019, it launched in Google India as Question Hub. This was a way for searchers to let Google know when they can’t find the content they are looking for. This feature is now being tested in US …

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Microsoft Office Hits Pause On Forcing Bing Search In Chrome, Firefox

Recently, Microsoft announced an “extension” as part of an update to its Office 365 ProPlus software that automatically forces company-wide Chrome and Firefox search engine defaults to Bing search, from what is, more than likely, Google. Because of the expected backlash, Microsoft reversed, at least at bit. The extension will automatically seek out installations of …

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Google Search Lets You Swipe Left And Right On Shows And Movies

On September 5, Google announced an update to how Google is presenting movies and TV shows in the mobile search results for the upcoming fall season. This updated interface is more graphical and interactive, and lets you have more fun swiping through entertainment options from your mobile searches. When you search for things like “good shows …

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