Yesterday, Google announced that it would stop showing authorship information in the search results. This news may be a bit of a surprise for those who did the work to implement authorship over the years. But it turns out, this particular...Show More Summary
Google’s John Mueller says Google will stop showing authorship in its search results because "this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped."
The term "reputation management" has earned its own reputation as a kind of vague PR buzzword. However, developments in computing, the internet and social media have made it primarily an issue of search results, and therefore something CEOs need to know about.
First, you may have seen yesterday the abrupt announcement that Google is, at least for the moment, discontinuing their Authorship functionality for search results and webmaster tools. For those in our Authority community, as well as...Show More Summary
Around two years ago Google introduce the Authorship project, which aimed to introduce a new factor to classify and rank web pages: the author of the content. First of all the site would need to follow some guidelines, including clearly...Show More Summary
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Google Stops Displaying Content Authorship in Search Results (CNET) Google announced Thursday that its search results will no longer display the names of authors associated with presented articles. Show More Summary
Last month we reported that Google would be removing Authorship pictures from search results. Now it has been confirmed by Google’s John Mueller that Authorship information will be removed from search results entirely. The decision was...Show More Summary
Google Authorship is no more. It has lived for only three short years, from the time Mountain View launched it in 2011, displaying people's faces alongside anything they've written on a website tied to their Google+ accounts. Yes, it stopped showing...
Google finds that presenting author information in search results wasn't as useful as it had expected.>
Google has decided to stop showing authorship references within search results -- much to the dismay of journalists and writers that constantly need to feed their egos.
Google today announced that it has stopped showing the names of authors in its search results. The company first started showing authorship on its search results pages a few years ago. At first, this was a pretty complicated processShow More Summary
Google today stopped showing authorship in search results, meaning articles will no longer include a link to the Google+ profile of their author. The company explains that it found the information isn’t as useful to our users as it hoped, and in some cases even distracts from the overall search results. Show More Summary
Yahoo and Bing are reportedly testing out changes to search functionality that make results more "card-like" and move top navigation below the search results box.
For navigational searches like [amazon], [white house] or [stanford], Google displays a search box that lets you search the top search result. Google now tests a completely new site search box. The updated search box is bigger, it's placed below the top search result and Google shows a list of suggestions when you type the query. Show More Summary
Google's latest update (known as the "Pigeon Update"), was designed to improve the accuracy and relevance of local search results. The goal was to create an algorithm update which would focus on accuracy and relevance of results and drive the user to the most relevant and related local search landing pages. Show More Summary
It’s unclear what exactly was causing Google’s Image search to return result upon result of a photo showing what appeared to be a car crash with a stop sign written in Russian, but whatever it was, the company says it’s fixed now. Earlier today, some users reported getting endless photos of one particular car crash in the search results for … [More]