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Google Explains Why Some Image Search Results Look Racist

Someone pointed out to Google’s Danny Sullivan that searching Google Image search for [white couples] vs [black couples] shows racist bias by Google. Danny Sullivan explained why the results were not racist on Twitter. First, look at the differences between the two search results. [white couples]: [black couples]: You can see while the black couples […]

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2018, celebrating our global Webmaster community

2018 has been a very important year for our webmaster support community. What has happened? There’s been a program rebranding, a global summit, and loads of community hangouts. In October, the former Top Contributors became Gold Product Experts, and the Rising Stars, Silver Product Experts. This rebranding happened throughout all of the product forums and […]

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Google My Business Products Beta Gets Update Design

Kara from Google said in the Google My Business Help thread that they have done a user interface refresh of the relatively new Product Editor interface. This can be found on some Google My Business consoles under the Product beta link. Google began this beta a few months ago and I guess based on the […]

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Google Search Pronounce Feature

A Reddit thread shared a screen shot from I believe Google India where they have a search result that helps searchers pronounce words. When you ask Google to help you pronounce something, it will play you how it is pronounced and give you visual hints. Here is a screen shot from the thread: It reminds […]

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Google "Red Bridge" Logo For Paul Klee 139th Birthday

Today on Google’s home page is a special logo for the 139th birthday of Paul Klee. Paul Klee is a Swiss German artist who was known for his painting, drawing, watercolor, and printmaking. He was born on December 18, 1879 in Switzerland and passed on June 29, 1940 also in Switzerland. Google said the Doodle […]

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Google Moved Some Of The Old Google Search Console Reports

As expected, yesterday, Google officially moved several of the old Google Search Console reports to the new interface. The specific reports moved include AMP, Index Status, Links, Manual Actions, Mobile Usability, Rich Cards, and Search Analytics. Everything else is remaining where it is thus far. The old reports have a notice it was removed, asking […]

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What’s a CDP? Does your company need one?

Learn the benefits of using a customer data platform and compare 22 top vendors. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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See How Google Will Show Publishers URLs For AMP Results In Search

As Google promised, they are working on a solution to show the publishers URL instead of the AMP cache URL in Google’s search results after you click on an AMP page. Yesterday Google posted a demo of how it works and how you can try it yourself, as I also announced at Search Engine Land. […]

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Google To Review Some Poor Quality Search Health Results After Medic Update

Google’s Danny Sullivan responded to one of the complaints about the quality of the search results after the Google Medic Update (not an official name given by Google) around drugs and supplemental drug searches yielding spammy and broken search results. Danny said on Twitter “Appreciate good, detailed feedback like this from @SuppCritique. I’m forwarding it […]

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Google Search Console Tests New Domain Property

Google hinted they were working on a new concept for property sets within the new Google Search Console. Well, here is a screen shot of one person gaining access to what Google is calling the “new Domain Property.” Tristram de Silva shared this screen shot on Twitter where it explains a “domain property includes all […]

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Learn how distance and intent shape local search

When every SERP is a local SERP, understanding Google’s methods is essential. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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