Posts Tagged ‘ Google: User Interface ’

Google begins rolling out a new desktop search user interface

Posted on: December 7, 2016 by in SEO
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Google has confirmed with Search Engine Land that they have begun rolling out a new design and look for their desktop search results page. The new design has a more boxy look resembling a mobile user interface. I believe the official rollout began yesterday, but I spotted tests of this new design a few weeks ago. Here is a screen shot of the new design: It is unclear how long this new design will take to full roll out to all searchers, but I am personally able to replicate this across dozens Continue Reading ...

Google knowledge panel now showing videos from the web carousel

Posted on: November 30, 2016 by in SEO
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Google is now showing videos in the knowledge panel. The videos are showing up below the knowledge panel and they are titled “videos from the web.” The videos are related to the knowledge panel information that is triggered based on your query. This was first spotted by @sergey_alakov. Here is his screen shot: About The Author 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 AdWords testing click to SMS ad extension

Posted on: June 18, 2016 by in SEO
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Google AdWords is now testing a new ad extension, similar to call ad buttons, for sending SMS or text messages to the advertiser. Here is a screen shot showing the message icon in the AdWords ad unit: Clicking on the text messaging icon will allow you to text the company that is advertising on AdWords. When you click the icon, it opens your default messaging app. It prefills the text message with the advertiser’s information. In this specific case, the auto-populated message reads Continue Reading ...