Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Bing is testing several new interfaces for their search results. The tests interface includes moving the top navigation below the search box, using yellow lines above or on the left side of the navigation menus and/or gray arrows integrated with the top box above. The current design has a solid black top bar with the […]
This morning, for a few hours, searchers looking for images using Google Image search were presented with an image of a Russian automobile accident in the search results. Searching for dogs to cats, screen shots to flowers and diapers to pornography were all presented with the same image of an accident in Russia. The issue […]
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Google has a new easter egg, mostly designed for server geeks and SEO geeks, at google.com/teapot. The page itself serves up an 418 response code, which is a server status code, named “I’m a teapot.” The 418 code itself was an April Fools Joke from 1998 and is not meant to be implemented or be […]
With Google, Facebook and Twitter heavily promoting ways to promote apps within search and ads, few are taking notice of Bing’s efforts on that front. Bing has offered Bing App Linking since at least March 2014 but no one has really noticed. App Linking works in a similar way to Google App Indexing but specifically […]
According to a Google+ post, Google Search now displays multiple travel options and estimated route times on a single card when users search for traffic directions. From the post: The aim is to help users determine the fastest way to get to where they’re going, in as few views as possible.
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