Tag Archives: Google

Web site Visitors Down? Google Simply Made Some Huge Search Modifications

Google is now doing the Googling for its expansive U.S. audience — and news publishers are facing potentially multi-billion-dollar consequences caused by the change. Google announced on Tuesday that it is applying AI to high-impact elements of search, from AI summaries to pages of AI recommendations in clustered groups. AI summaries, which appear at the […]

Google Takes on OpenAI With New Project Astra AI Assistant

Google is in its Gemini era, according to CEO Sundar Pichai. Pichai took the stage at Google’s Tuesday I/O event and shared the new capabilities of the tech giant’s year-old Gemini AI model, which was officially released in December as Google’s largest AI model that could reason multimodally, or across text, code, audio, video, and […]

How Google SGE Is Redefining Organic Traffic Throughout Industries

Google’s Search Generative Experience (SGE) is changing how people interact with search results. This new AI-driven feature, part of Search Labs, combines information from multiple sources to give detailed answers directly on the search results page, reducing the need for users to click on links.  As marketing professionals at Rock Content, we’ve been following this […]

Google Lays Off, Relocates Tons of of ‘Core’ Employees

As mass tech layoffs continue to sweep the industry, Google is the latest company to cut and relocate employees. According to documents obtained by CNBC, Google laid off over 200 employees who were a part of its “Core” division and will be moving another undisclosed number of employees to India and Mexico as the tech […]

Why Google No Longer Values Links Like Earlier than

Google no longer values links like before, marking a significant shift in SEO strategies. For a long time, getting backlinks was seen as the golden rule of SEO. And as an SEO specialist at Rock Content, I can say that this is something that consumes a substantial time in our monthly calendar activities. Also, digital […]

This Google Update Might Be Tanking Your Visitors. Comply with These Steps to Enhance Your Web page Views and Income Now.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Google’s March 2024 Core Update was a seismic event for blogs and website owners relying on organic search traffic. This significant algorithm change targeted low-quality content and AI-generated spam, leading to the deindexing of hundreds of websites in its early stages. The consequences were that severely affected […]

Google Dishes Nearby Carousel

Have you seen the “dishes nearby” carousel in the mobile Google Search results? I am not 100% sure if it is new, but I don’t think I’ve covered it before. But Google will show dishes served by nearby restaurants in a carousel interface. This was spotted by Claudia Tomina who posted a screenshot on X, […]

Google Merchant Center Product Studio With Themed Templates

Google Merchant Center has added new themed templates to the Product Studio. The new theme was for St. Patrick’s Day, which is coming up this Sunday. But Google will soon add Easter, Spring, and Mother’s Day themed templates to the Product Studio as well. Google announced “Product Studio is rolling out seasonal themed templates, and […]

Google Testing Like Button For Picture Search Outcomes

Google seems to be testing a like, thumbs-up, button on image search results. The thumbs-up icon is near the share and save button and below the image, description and visit button. Here is a screenshot of this from Radu Oncescu on X: I personally cannot replicate this but Google has done like buttons on images […]

Google March 2024 Core/Spam Replace Motion Friday March 15

Today is day 10 of the Google March 2024 core update rollout and Google March 2024 spam update. We believe we saw the core update touch down on March 8th and 9th and some possible recoveries or fluctuations on March 12th. Now I see more signs of Google search ranking volatility likely related to the […]