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Google Tests Always Open Search Tools Options

Google Search has a “tools” feature that when you do a search and you want to filter the search results by more options, like time or type of result, you can just click on “tools” to show the filter options. Well, Google is testing removing the requirement to click on the “tools” to toggle on these options. Instead, Google is testing showing the filters immediately […]

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Google Tests Green Bubble Header Display In Search

You know when Google shows you a colored header background in search for some queries? Well, Google is now testing a different interface for that where the header is a white background but instead Google uses buttons in bubble format that are colored. Shalom Goodman spotted this and posted a screen shot on Twitter of this in action. Here is that screen shot: Now, this […]

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Google Package Tracking API Now Only Accepts POST Requests

POST requests make sense for packing tracking, you know, because of definition of postal. Okay bad joke but it is true, Google’s package tracking API is now only accepting POST requests. Google updated its documentation to say “Google Package Tracking makes real-time calls (POST requests only) to a RESTful JSON API to retrieve package tracking information.” Google launched this feature less than a year ago, […]

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GoogleBot To Help Chrome Detect & Block Abusive Notifications

Google announced on the Chrome blog that it will be adding an additional security feature to reduce notification content and is triggered by sites that have a history of sending messages containing abusive content. GoogleBot will be helping Chrome with this effort by occasionally subscribing to website push notifications if the push permission is requested. Google explained “Google’s automated web crawling service will occasionally subscribe […]

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Google Search Augmented Reality For Car Manufacturers

Google has had 3D images, augmented and VR based images in search for over a year now. But now Google has added support for it for car manufacturers and it is live. Do a search on mobile for [volvo xc40 recharge] and you will see the “view in 3D” button and you can put that Volvo right in your living room. Here is a GIF […]

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Google About This Result: Site Age, Security, Paid Listing Details & More

We’ve seen Google test three dots that can trigger an “about this result” overlay in Google search. But now I was sent how this about this result box can show the first time a site was indexed, if that site is secure, the URL and if the result is an ad or not. Frank Sandtmann sent me this screen shot, he said the overlay is […]

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Google Search Announcements: BERT, Passages & Subtopic Indexing & More

Google made a boat load of announcements last night around Google Search. Now, while some of the announcements were things already launched, many were new. Google covered changes to BERT, how it understands passages and subtopics on a page, to humming to Google and health and safety features and so much more. Here is the video of these announcements if you prefer to watch over […]

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Google Key Moment In This Video With Transcriptions In Google Search

Google launched key moments about a year ago where it shows “in this video” segments directly in the search results. This lets the searcher skip directly to the section of the video that aims to answer their query. Now Google seems to be testing transcriptions in the video area so you can read the answer and not have to listen to it. Valentin Pletzer shared […]

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Google Search Tests Virtual Keyboard Again

Google seems to be testing a virtual keyboard icon in the search box on the Google home page and in the search bar after you do a search. This is a feature Google tried out in 2010 but then discontinued shortly after. Here is a screen shot of this from Sergey Alakov on Twitter: This is what I see: He also shared a screen shot […]

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Google: Most Of The Time A Wrong Date In The Search Results Is Your Fault

A couple of years ago, we reported that Google said that with dates and times in the search results snippets, sometimes they admit they just get it wrong. But why does Google get it wrong? Gary Illyes from Google said you can almost always blame the webmaster/site owner for Google getting the date wrong. Gary was asked about why Google would show the wrong date […]

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