Google’s mission is to make the world’s information accessible and useful. But has the way it’s gone about this damaged the creation of new information? Has the content creation ecosystem been unbalanced by Google’s insatiable profit motivation? And can publishers push back against this tide?
Hummingbird and Knowledge Graph have impact on what we actually see in the front end. What is it and what is the impact? This article is part of the Five Years of SEO article series.
With every new service it launches, Google increases its stranglehold on the entire world wide web to become the definitive end destination online.
Google recently announced that users can browse restaurant menus in Google search. What does this mean for restaurants and their websites in the future?
Knowledge Graph seems fairly new and ‘not SEO-able’ but Gianluca Fiorelli shows that there is a lot you can do.
Google Hummingbird is a new direction for Google, the Knowledge Graph plays a big role but can also backfire. Like Wikipedia showed.
Google now shows how the search queries in Knowledge Graph are actually connected to your own query by hovering over the thumbnail or the query
Searching for a persons name will now show you the Google+ page of that person in the Knowlegde Graph area in the search results.
Searching by image will now also trigger Knowledge Graph information.
Google launches “Knowledge Graph” which will give you direct answers in the search results pages. There is no SEO-ing it though.
At SMX London last Monday Amit Singhal was already talking about the direction Google was going in. He there gave the example of the Taj Mahal. Are you looking for information on the monument or the closest Indian restaurant with that name. Google wants to give the right answer on queries like that.