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Microsoft Advertising Offers Clearer Data on Ad Positions in Search Results

Microsoft Advertising will now provide clearer insights on where ads are appearing in Bing search results. To help advertisers better understand which position their ads are being shown in, Microsoft is introducing the following metrics: Top impression share Top impression share lost to rank Top impression share lost to budget Absolute top impression share Absolute […]

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Google Adds Shareable GIFs to Image Search Results

Google now has a “Share GIFs” section in image search results that lets users immediately share GIFs to different apps. This feature is powered by Google’s own GIF search engine, which has grown considerably since acquiring Tenor last year. According to Google, search interest in GIFs has nearly tripled in recent years: “GIFs have become […]

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Google to Cite the Source of Song Lyrics in Search Results

Google has released a statement on how it will handle song lyrics in search results following allegations that it stole content from Genius. Song lyrics in search results are sourced from third parties and going forward the sources will now be credited. “To help make it clearer where the lyrics come from, we’ll soon include […]

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Google is Reportedly Adding Timestamps to YouTube Videos in Search Results

Google has been spotted testing the addition of timestamps for certain types of YouTube videos in search results. The timestamps allow users to jump directly to key moments within the video without having to sit through content they’re not interested in. This video bookmarking feature was first reported by Android Police, who says it appears […]

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Google Rolls Out a New Look for Desktop Search Results

Google has widely rolled out a new design for desktop search results which features colorful icons in the top navigation bar. Google was initially spotted testing the new look back in March. As of today, it appears that everyone has access to the new design. Previously, the top navigation menu was just text, so this […]

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80% of Voice Search Answers Are From Top 3 Organic Results [STUDY]

A recent study on voice search indicates that content is more likely to be returned for a query if it ranks in the top 3 web search positions. SEMRush conducted an in-depth analysis of over 50,000 queries to find out which are the most essential ranking factors behind voice search. In addition to ranking in […]

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Google Displays an Unusual SERP With 30 Results

Google was recently spotted displaying a strange search results page with 30 organic listings. Actually, it’s more like 32 listings if you count the featured snippet and knowledge graph box. Here’s a screenshot of the entire SERP: This was captured by SEJ’s lead developer Vahan Petrosyan. Unsurprisingly, I cannot replicate a SERP with 30 results. […]

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Google Adds Ability to Order Food Directly From Search Results

Google is rolling out a new ability to Search, Maps, and Assistant that allows users to order from local restaurants. Orders are facilitated by services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, ChowNow, and more coming at a later date. The service providers have integrated with Google so orders can be completed without leaving search results. Just […]

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Google is Adding Favicons to All Search Results

Google will soon roll out a new look for search results which includes favicons in SERPs. The website name and its favicon will appear at the top of the results card, as shown in the image above. “With this new design, a website’s branding can be front and center, helping you better understand where the […]

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Google Confirms Testing Pages With Zero Search Results

Google confirmed it’s running a test which involves showing zero search results for queries when no relevant results are found. Instead, Google returns a message stating “Hmm… the results for your search don’t seem very relevant.” The message is followed by a prompt to “see results anyway.” Multiple users have reported seeing this anomaly within […]

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