Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Google has been steadily cracking down on sites with poor quality content, both on the organic and the paid side. So why does Ask.com continue to get away with it, and what’s it getting out of the relationship?
Earlier this month, we caught Google testing a form of knowledge graph data within the search results snippet. This feature is now officially being confirmed by Google on the Google Research Blog. Google calls these “structured snippets,” where Google will show snippets of data, relevant to the query, within the snippets of the search results. Google […]
Contributor Myles Anderson takes a deep dive into the stats BrightLocal collected in a survey of more than 1,700 local SEOs.
China has blocked DuckDuckGo, the privacy search engine, that recently made big news when Apple added them as a default search option to iOS and their upcoming desktop operating system. The Founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, Gabriel Weinberg, confirmed that his search engine was blocked by Chinese regulators. He confirmed this yesterday on Twitter and […]
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