Tag Archives: Chat

Christmas Google Search Volatility, 2023 Google Updates , Bing Chat Hyperlinks, website positioning In 2024 & Extra

This is the last SEO video recap of the year, and I covered a summary of all the confirmed Google algorithm updates in 2023. I also discussed the Christmas Google search ranking volatility we saw earlier this week. Bing Chat added favicons to links. Google’s John Mueller said SEO won’t die in the first half […]

Bing Chat Links Acquire Favicons

Microsoft has added favicons to the links within Bing Chat / Copilot. Favicons should make the links beneath the AI-generated answer more clickable and noticeable to users. I personally now see the favicons on all my tests within Bing Chat, now known as Copilot. I am not sure if this is a limited test or […]

Reddit’s Retiring its ‘Live Chat’ Possibility in Subreddit Communities

After trying out another way to spark real-time conversation in the app, Reddit has announced that it’s sunsetting its “Live Chat” option within communities. Which is actually one of several live engagement options that Reddit has tried, and it’s important to clarify which is which, and which is actually being shut down with this announcement. […]

Bing Chat / Microsoft Copilot Balanced Mode Used 70% Of The Time With Creative & Precise Mode At 15% Every

Mikhail Parakhin from Microsoft shared how often the different modes in Microsoft Copilot, formerly known as Bing Chat, are used. There is Balanced mode, creative mode and precise mode. Balanced mode gets 60-70% of the usages, whereas the other two modes get about 15% each. Mikhail wrote on X, “Balanced is the most popular, maybe […]

Buckle-Up, Google Reviews Replace Weak, Hidden Gems Rolled Out, Personalised Google, Comply with & Notes, SGE, Bing Chat, Copilot, web optimization, Native, Adverts & Extra

For the original iTunes version, click here. It was a very busy week, so I apologize for the length of this video, so buckle up and get ready. Not that Google wanted to say that, but changes are coming to Google Search. We saw signs earlier this week that the Reviews update has rolled out […]

Bing Chat Historical past For Personalised Solutions Might Not Work On Chrome Or Firefox

Last week, we reported about the new Bing Chat personalized answers feature that uses your chat history to give you a more tailored answer to your queries. But that might only work in Edge, Microsoft’s browser. When I tested this feature, I couldn’t trigger it, so I assumed it was still rolling out. But it […]

Google Local Chat With A Live Agent Increasing

In May we reported Google was testing a “chat with a live agent” button for some local panels within Google Search. Well, that feature might be rolling out more fully now. Joy Hawkins, a local SEO who is on top of things, said she on X, “First time I’ve been able to spot this chat […]

Microsoft Advertising To Add Copilot To Create Ads & New Compare & Decide Bing Chat Ads

At the Microsoft AI event last Thursday, Microsoft also announced new AI-based ad features in the upcoming months. This includes Copilot, which will help you create ads in Microsoft Advertising, and a new ad format exclusive to the Bing Chat interface named compare and decide ads. As a reminder, Kya Sainsbury-Carter, the Corporate Vice President […]

Microsoft Says Bing Chat Clicks On Adverts 1.8X Greater

At the Microsoft AI event on last Thursday, I had a sit down with Kya Sainsbury-Carter, the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Advertising, who told me that clicks on ads within Bing Chat are higher than clicks on ads in traditional search. 1.8X higher to be exact and with shopping ads, specifically in Bing Chat, […]

Bing Chat Personalized Answers (Reminiscence)

Bing Chat announced yesterday at the AI event a new Bing Chat feature that uses “memory” – something we covered a couple of times here before. This is called personalized answers and Bing Chat will use your previous queries to give you a more personalized response. “Now your chat history can inform your results. For […]