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Google Rolls Out a Few New Features

Posted on the 24 January 2014 by Worldwide @thedomains


Here are a few Google tidbits that broke over the last couple days.

Stan Schroeder  at Mashable covered that now there is a new feature to Google search that will provide more info. You can now find out more about every search result by clicking on the page name next to the actual link.

This apparently only works for sites that are very well known and will not be there for just any website.

Matt McGee at Search Engine Land wrote a piece about a new feature associated with Knowledge Graph.

Google has announced the formal rollout of a test that some searchers have been seeing for a few days now — a test that associates a Knowledge Graph popup with certain web pages in desktop search results.

The popup adds more information about certain search results, which sounds like it should be good for searchers. But, as I’ll show below, the implementation may not be great for site owners.

He shows a graphic that explains what is going on and questions whether or not it may be good for site owners. It does seem like all of the data is from Wikipedia. In all of his searching,Mc Gee says he did not see any data that did not come from Wikipedia.

Read the full article here…

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