Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Contributor Dan Sharp shares an experiment in which his company was able to hijack rankings — from Google itself. See what they learned in the process.
Google Assistant is officially available for many Android phones now, but the rollout will take time.
Columnist Sherry Bonelli provides an overview of Google Tag Manager, including how get started with it.
Google looks to show you more AMP top stories by adding a query expansion feature in the mobile search results.
Designed by Google doodlers from the art, engineering and production staff, the doodle doubles as an interactive quiz.
Obama’s planning a coup? Women are evil? Several presidents were in the KKK? Republicans are Nazis? Google can go spectacularly wrong with some of its direct answers.
Product Listing Ads (PLAs) across desktop and mobile have taken the majority of retailers’ budgets and are driving search advertising growth. But mastering Google Shopping campaigns requires more than just a basic understanding of bid management and product feeds. You need to engage shoppers with a richer, more intuitive search experience by aligning product titles […]
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