If you search for the [dodgers] in Google Search, Google will bring out the fireworks to celebrate the team’s World Series win. Google has had fireworks for years, mostly around New Years and more recently around sporting events like this.
You know when Google shows you a colored header background in search for some queries? Well, Google is now testing a different interface for that where the header is a white background but instead Google uses buttons in bubble format that are colored.
POST requests make sense for packing tracking, you know, because of definition of postal. Okay bad joke but it is true, Google’s package tracking API is now only accepting POST requests. Google updated its documentation to say “Google Package Tracking makes real-time calls (POST requests only) to a RESTful JSON […]
If you search for [pele], the name of one of the best soccer players in history, in Google Search and scroll to the footer, you will see a new Google Easter Egg. The pagination feature turned into a soccer ball and goal and green and yellow colored letters.
Google announced on the Chrome blog that it will be adding an additional security feature to reduce notification content and is triggered by sites that have a history of sending messages containing abusive content. GoogleBot will be helping Chrome with this effort by occasionally subscribing to website push notifications if […]
Google has had 3D images, augmented and VR based images in search for over a year now. But now Google has added support for it for car manufacturers and it is live. Do a search on mobile for [volvo xc40 recharge] and you will see the “view in 3D” button […]
We’ve seen Google test three dots that can trigger an “about this result” overlay in Google search. But now I was sent how this about this result box can show the first time a site was indexed, if that site is secure, the URL and if the result is an […]
Google made a boat load of announcements last night around Google Search. Now, while some of the announcements were things already launched, many were new. Google covered changes to BERT, how it understands passages and subtopics on a page, to humming to Google and health and safety features and so […]
Google launched key moments where it shows “in this video” segments directly in the search results. This lets the searcher skip directly to the section of the video that aims to answer their query. Now Google seems to be testing transcriptions in the video area so you can read the […]
It is not uncommon for Google to ask searchers to leave reviews or rate the search results here and there. But here might be a new one. Google thinks a searcher purchased at a specific retailer and when that searcher does a search for the brand, Google asked the searcher […]