The year is 1997. You’re wearing whatever people wore back then—some kind of jean jacket, I’m guessing—and talking to your friend about your new favorite movie, the recently released Mike Myers vehicle Austin Powers. You’re quoting the movie, and your friend thinks this is hilarious. Then...
The updated doc has guidance around article titles, enabling high-quality large images and having timely, engaging content. Google has made significant updates to the Google Discover help document designed to help publishers learn about how to get their content to show up in Google Discover. The d...
Social media monitoring is fast becoming a requirement for modern brands who looking to support their customers on social media platforms, keep an eye on competitors, and/or find relevant influencers. But it can also be a daunting task - with so much discussion happening online, you can easily get s...
Are you wondering how to do a reverse image search on the web? Fear not. This article is made for you. The Internet is a wild place, to say the least. Files come, and files go on a daily base, and it’s not always easy to keep track of everything. There can be various reasons why you’d want to do...
Google is such a powerhouse search engine that it has not only injected itself into our everyday lives, it’s even a verb now. But just because we Google things a lot doesn’t mean that that we do it as effectively as possible. So here are some tips to help maximise and improve your Google search ...
PimEyes is a Polish search engine that’s raising some eyebrows over its privacy implications. Powered by facial recognition technology, the service takes any portrait of a person and finds other photos of that person on the Web. ClearView AI is a service that has been stirring up controversy b...
Update: July 15, 2020 at 5:29 PM ET: In an email, Microsoft confirmed the news to Android Authority that Bing has indeed been added to the list of search engines in certain parts of Android after installing the Outlook app. The company claims this addition has no impact on users’ default search...
Google is adding new features to RSA ad copy options with dynamic features, and increasing its helpfulness with cross-campaign results and asset suggestions. Google has announced it’s increasing the features of their responsive ads today by adding two features: location insertion and countdown cus...
For eleven years, the search engine Ecosia has used most of the revenue from advertising on its website and app towards planting trees—and this month they planted their 100-millionth tree. The German nonprofit, which became the first ‘B Corporation’ in that country because it was established f...
These days, you can’t get hardly anything done without a good, working web browser, but what do you do when Google Chrome starts acting up? Here’s a guide for how to clean up some of Google Chrome’s most common issues including slow loading, excess notifications, using the wrong search engine,...
Though Yahoo is a legitimate search engine, it can be frustrating to have it continuously pop up every time you open your internet browser if it isn't your preferred site. But, you can easily resolve the issue -- here's how. Why is Yahoo my search engine If your default search engine keeps changin...
PimEyes markets its service as a tool to protect privacy and the misuse of images Ever wondered where you appear on the internet? Now, a facial recognition website claims you can upload a picture of anyone and the site will find that same person’s images all around the internet. PimEyes, a Polish ...
An update to Google Images creates a new way for site owners to drive traffic with their photos. Google is adding more context to photos in image search results, which presents site owners with a new opportunity to earn traffic. Launching this week, a new feature in Google Images surfaces quick fact...
I haven't been the biggest fan of Google Images since it removed direct image links, but the service has been working on a few useful features behind the scenes. Starting this week, contextual information about images will appear when you tap on them, similar to what you would get from regular web s...
It’s safe to say that nearly everyone is familiar with Internet search engines. Most of us use a search engine such as Google, Duck Duck Go, or Bing daily. As helpful as these and other search engines might be however, they don’t always give users the answers that they need. This is especially t...
To make its own browser more efficient, Google wants to significantly reduce Chrome’s energy consumption. For this, the search engine group is working on a new function that reduces the number of background processes and thus the required performance. Battery life is increased by slowing down...
An EPFL laboratory has developed DataShare Network, a decentralized search engine paired with a secure messaging system that allows investigative journalists to exchange information securely and anonymously. An scientific article on this subject will be presented during the Usenix Security Symposium...
Google’s Biggest Privacy Push: Auto-Delete Of Web, App, Location Data, Youtube Search For New Users Search engine giant, Google has disclosed a new development, where it will let users control their privacy. Google doesn’t have much of a reputation when it comes to gathering data about people. H...
On Wednesday, Google announced broad changes in its default data practices for new users, including a significant expansion in the company’s willingness to automatically delete data. In a blog post announcing the changes, CEO Sundar Pichai emphasized the company’s commitment to privacy, securit...
Google is bringing fact check information to image search results worldwide starting today. Google is adding “Fact Check” labels to thumbnails in image search results in a continuation of its fact check efforts in Search and News. “Photos and videos are an incredible way to help people underst...
Live captions are an important part of the tech industry, and a big part of the reason why that is the case has to do with the fact that a lot of the people that are trying to use tech solutions are living with disabilities with hearing impairments being among the most common disabilities that peopl...
Facebook is testing a new feature that aims to keep users inside its platform when they’re looking for factual information they would otherwise turn to Google or Wikipedia to find. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it’s now piloting an updated version of Facebook Search that displays factual i...
Google's John Mueller downplays author bios for all sites. But says author pages can be helpful for certain kinds of content. In a Google Webmaster Central hangout, Google’s John Mueller answered whether it was worth spending time creating author pages. Mueller downplayed the importance of author ...
Bing updated its backlink tool. Now it reports competitor backlinks. So much better than what Google provides. Bing updated an improved backlink research tool and announced it on Twitter. The backlink tool shows links from unique top referring domains, links on a page per page level as well as the t...
Google gives a detailed explanation of what causes algorithm to rewrite meta descriptions. In a Webmaster Central hangout, a publisher asked Google’s John Mueller why their meta description was being rewritten. Mueller’s answer offered a peek into how Google’s algorithm chooses when to rewrite...