Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Google search now better communicates with your Android phone for taking notes, setting alarms, finding your phone and getting directions.
Bing is now providing long form answers taken from third-party web sites.
In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more.
Google is a self-serving publicly traded company. Columnist Nate Dame investigates why that makes delighting users and influencing brand preference the only viable cornerstones of SEO.
Google may soon allow advertisers to use first-party data targeting in their search campaigns, and contributor George Michie explains why this change will benefit advertisers and customers alike.
Google’s John Mueller confirmed the mobile friendly algorithm is rolling out and is actually completely live at some data centers.
Are you an Android developer who has apps with App Indexing enabled? Google wants you to beta test some new features.
TrueView ads on video site blamed for lower aggregate CPCs.
SEM / Paid Search
The post SearchCap: Google Mobile Update Rolling, Bing Detailed Answers & Google Action Cards appeared first on Search Engine Land.