A report from Google’s Search Liaison suggests the company needs to clarify what “people-first” content means for publishers.
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Google resolves Discover traffic issue stemming from October core search update rollout.
LinkedIn reaches one billion users and unveils an AI-powered Premium update to provide personalized career guidance.
Google rolls out new search features and tools to help small businesses stand out and reach more customers this holiday shopping season.
Biden’s AI order calls for tighter oversight of marketing tools leveraging consumer data and AI algorithms.
Google unveils new search tools to assist students with solving math, science, and visual learning problems.
Google explains its nuanced approach to ranking recipes, balancing searcher convenience with respecting author intent.
Google Maps expands AI features for route preview, visual search, and electric vehicle charging.
Google rolls out “Search Themes” for Performance Max campaigns, giving advertisers more input to steer the AI and capture additional relevant traffic.
Google rolls out new search features to provide context around images and websites.
Google introduces new AR Beauty ads allowing brands to promote products with virtual makeup try-on experiences.
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Social media use driven by fear of missing out, not genuine interest, study of college students finds.
Google finished rolling out the October 2023 Spam Update targeting thin and misleading content.
OpenAI grants ChatGPT Plus and Enterprise subscribers access to the advanced AI image creation tool DALL-E 3.
Google Analytics drops four attribution models and adds custom metric combinations.
Google VP of Search, Pandu Nayak takes the stand to defend search practices during antitrust trial.
Google enhances the Chrome address bar with “smarter” autocomplete, typo correction, bookmark search, and interface updates
Google adds paywall markup validation to the Rich Results Test tool, helping publishers clarify protected content.
WordPress update adds deferred script loading for faster page speeds and site performance.
YouTube unveils over three dozen new features to enhance user experience with more control, easier discovery, and modern animated design.
Snapchat launches embed features for Lenses, Spotlight, Stories, and Profiles, allowing users to share content on websites for the first time.
Microsoft’s new AI bug bounty program offers rewards up to $15,000 for finding vulnerabilities in Bing’s AI features.