Posts Tagged ‘ Google: Mobile ’

Google launches Gboard keyboard features on Android devices

Posted on: December 13, 2016 by in SEO
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According to multiple reports, Gboard — Google’s keyboard designed specifically for iOS devices — is now available on Android devices. A report from The Verge says that a Google Keyboard update is bringing Gboard features to Android, including the integrated search function, the emoji search tool and new shortcuts. “It’s currently available only as an APK from Google without detailed release notes, although it should make its way over to the Play Store soon,” writes The Verge Continue Reading ...

Google begins mobile-first indexing, using mobile content for all search rankings

Posted on: November 5, 2016 by in SEO
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Kashin / Google has begun testing its mobile-first index, which will primarily look at the mobile version of your website for its ranking signals and fall back on the desktop version when there is no mobile version. We expected this was coming and even heard about it over a year ago, but this is the first time Google has posted details about the mobile-first index on their own blog. Most of Google searches are mobile, but Google’s index is desktop Google explained that it Continue Reading ...

Google’s latest voter search tool serves up ballot information & polling places

Posted on: October 13, 2016 by in SEO
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Google is covering all the bases for citizens as we near Election Day on November 8. Today, the website presented an interactive device that shows on top of search engine result for " that's on my tally"and also" where to elect"inquiries. Currently" that's on my tally "searches will certainly return the adhering to box for customers to enter their address. Google after that supplies a complete checklist of prospects in the customer's ballot area. Searches for "where to elect" returns a Continue Reading ...

Google opens the AMP fire hose

Posted on: October 3, 2016 by in SEO
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Google’s expansion of Accelerated Mobile Pages across mobile search results is underway, gradually turning the trickle of AMP traffic to a steady flow. The September start of the “blue links” rollout, along with announcements from some high-profile participants in the AMP Project, are advancing the open-source initiative on multiple fronts. Google’s AMP expansion Since Accelerated Mobile Pages first appeared in Google search results in February 2016, AMPs have been mostly concentrated Continue Reading ...

Google launches “In Apps,” a way to find content within apps on Android phones

Posted on: August 31, 2016 by in SEO
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Google has announced a new way to locate content within apps on Android phones. “In Apps” is a search tab that allows this, a new addition to the Google app for Android. Google shared the news on its Inside Search blog today, along with an illustration of how it works: Currently, Google says the feature works with Gmail, Spotify and YouTube. It’s promising that support for more apps will happen in the coming months, including for Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn, Evernote, Google Keep, Glide Continue Reading ...

Google testing image thumbnails in mobile search results again

Posted on: August 21, 2016 by in SEO
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AmsStudio / Google is testing showing image thumbnails in the mobile search results again. They did this back in December 2014, and we know Google is constantly testing user interfaces, so this should come as no surprise. Dan Smullen shared a screen shot with us on Twitter showing this off. We can personally not replicate this, but here is that screen shot: We have emailed Google for a comment about this, but we suspect it will be the line about Google constantly testing and Continue Reading ...

Google gears up for 2016 Rio Olympics with search updates & YouTube highlight videos

Posted on: August 1, 2016 by in SEO
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Google says it’s “bringing the best” of its products to this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to the Official Google Blog, the site will be adding event schedules, medal counts, athlete information, competition results and TV schedules (for 30+ countries) in Search. In addition to Olympic-related search updates, YouTube will have event highlights by official broadcasters from more than 60 countries. Also, fifteen of YouTube’s top creators will be in Rio Continue Reading ...

Google to launch new voter registration search tools & live-stream conventions on YouTube

Posted on: July 18, 2016 by in SEO
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Google announced today it would be launching new voter registration search tools this coming Monday, July 18. According to the post on Google’s official blog, searches for [register to vote] and similar queries will deliver a “detailed state-by-state guide” covering how to register, general requirements to vote, and registration deadlines. While the new voter registration search tools are not live yet, Google shared the following image demonstrating how they work: In addition to the new Continue Reading ...

eBay goes AMP, sign it might break out past news?

Posted on: July 5, 2016 by in SEO
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eBay announced they are now serving over 8 million pages using AMP, Google’s accelerated mobile project initiative. This is the first major non-news site that has deployed AMP widely in a production setting. eBay said deployed it for many product and category based pages for mobile only. They even gave example URLs of the pages that support it including this one and this one. eBay said you can add the amp/ parameter to any browse URL when you are on the mobile site and you should see the AMP Continue Reading ...