Google expands organization markup support to improve knowledge panels with more accurate business details.
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Google tightens personalized ad policy, banning microtargeting for financial services ads to protect user privacy.
Microsoft launches a new analytics dashboard to help publishers easily track and optimize advertising revenue streams.
Google introduces structured data markup for forums and profiles to improve search visibility. New Search Console reports can help you help monitor implementation.
Google Search Relations team: AI is a useful creative aid, not a replacement for human originality.
Technical SEO basics and high-quality, helpful content should come before chasing SEO trends, say Google’s Search Relations team.
In an exclusive interview, DuckDuckGo details its privacy-focused ad partnership with Microsoft, which aims to rethink digital marketing without compromising user privacy.
Google rolls out AI shopping tools to inspire gift ideas, visualize searches, and expand virtual try-on.
Bing launches AI-powered captions for search results to provide more informative snippets and enhance the search experience.
YouTube requires creators to label AI content and allows removal requests for deepfakes under new policies.
Google introduces “Notes” feature in Search Labs to let users add comments and insights on search results.
Google announced changes to Search to prioritize content that demonstrates first-hand knowledge, and a new way to deliver personalized results.
Google reveals the best times and worst times for holiday travel and shopping using past data to avoid crowds.
Google Maps gets holiday travel boost with smarter transit, group planning, and community engagement features.
A social media lawsuit alleging harm to kids mostly advances despite objections from tech giants.
Can AI help foster healthier social media interactions? Here’s what researchers found after studying the interaction of 500 chatbots.
Microsoft partners with the Baidu keyboard app to bring personalized, AI-powered ads starting in 2024.
Google introduces structured data markup for educational videos to enhance search and provide users more relevant results.
Google sues to stop AI and copyright scammers exploiting users and businesses.
Microsoft Advertising is sending increased policy violation email alerts to inform customers faster when ads or keywords are disapproved.
Google outlines new privacy-focused ad targeting strategies to replace tracking cookies, leaning on AI and first-party data.
Google claims optimizing Core Web Vitals saves over 10,000 years in load times. However, most sites don’t meet thresholds.
Google simplifies the Search Console page experience report to focus on holistic optimization guidance rather than individual metrics.
Google’s Search Generative Experience (SGE) goes global with 120+ country expansion and new interactive features.
Bing launches Android app for Webmaster Tools, offering convenient access to key site performance features on the go.
Google offers tips on improving website speed scores: test elements individually, isolate limiting factors, focus optimizations where needed.
Google launches generative AI in Performance Max to help marketers easily create customized text and image ads at scale.
Google unveils holiday shopping features including a deals hub and gift idea list based on trending searches.
A report from Google’s Search Liaison suggests the company needs to clarify what “people-first” content means for publishers.