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Google SearchLiaison
Official tweets from Google's public liaison of search, , sharing insights on how Google search works.
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 20
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There’s nothing special creators need to do here. Continue to focus on great content, with all the advice we offer: It just means in some cases, we may now do a better job of surfacing content, no work required on the part of creators.
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 20
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This change doesn’t mean we’re indexing individual passages independently of pages. We’re still indexing pages and considering info about entire pages for ranking. But now we can also consider passages from pages as an additional ranking factor….
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 20
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With our new technology, we’ll be able to better identify and understand key passages on a web page. This will help us surface content that might otherwise not be seen as relevant when considering a page only as a whole....
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 20
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Typically, we evaluate all content on a web page to determine if it is relevant to a query. But sometimes web pages can be very long, or on multiple topics, which might dilute how parts of a page are relevant for particular queries….
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 20
Last week, we shared about how we will soon identify individual passages of a web page to better understand how relevant a page is to a search. This will be a global change improving 7% of queries: In this thread, more about how it works….
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 19
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Final update: the canonical issue was effectively resolved last Wednesday, with about 99% of the URLs restored. We expect the remaining edge cases will be restored within a week or two.
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 15
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Don't know the name of that song stuck in your head? Just hum it to Google Search. Really. We'll look for matches:
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 15
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This post explains visual tools within Google Search to help you, such as turning photos of things like math equations into a search query, or to shop by finding products that match images, or by viewing information in augmented reality:
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 15
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This post explains more about improvements to Google Maps to help people get around safely, from better understanding busy times to safety protocols used by businesses such as masks or temperature checks:
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 15
We shared a lot of new innovations in Search today as part of our event. Here's an overview covering things like spelling improvements, understanding passages and video moments, AR & Lens in Search and "hum to search" to find songs:
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Google Oct 15
Do you know that song that goes, “da na na na na do do?” We bet Google Search does. 😉 Next time a song is stuck in your head, just into the Google app and we’ll identify the song. Perfect pitch not required →
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Google Oct 15
Your phone’s camera can do more than just take selfies. Soon with & AR, you can... 👗 Tap an image to discover products as you browse 📚 Get help with homework problems 🚗 Virtually bring your dream car to your driveway
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Google Oct 15
From helping you with the right spelling in milliseconds to finding that exact passage in a webpage or moment in a video, Google Search uses AI to get just what you're looking for.
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Google Oct 15
Make more informed decisions about the places you visit. Soon you’ll be able to see how busy a place is directly on the map and get safety info—like mask requirements and temperature checks—on business profiles across Google Search and .
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 15
Reminder! Our event about the latest ways Google Search is helping people understand the world begins momentarily. Tune in Thursday, October 15 at 12pm PT:
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Google Webmasters Oct 14
We have disabled the "Request Indexing" feature of the URL Inspection Tool, in order to make some infrastructure changes. We expect it will return in the coming weeks. We continue to find & index content through our regular methods, as covered here:
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Google Oct 13
Google Search is helping people understand the world in new ways. Tune in Thursday, October 15 at 12pm PT to see how →
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Google Webmasters Oct 13
Google Search is an important and growing way to find podcasts. Today we’re introducing a new feature to help podcasters understand how listeners discover their content on Search. Check it out in Podcasts Manager ⇒
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 12
Replying to @searchliaison
Update: due to some issues stemming from one of our third-party providers for sporting information, we still have delays displaying scores for some US events. However, we have restored much support for these games and will continue to work to improve further.
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Google SearchLiaison Oct 11
We're aware of issues displaying sports scores for some US-based events. Some scores may be delayed or not available. We're working quickly to resolve this.
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