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Laura Prepon Is The Face Of ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ According To Google Laura Prepon Is The Face Of ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ According To Google
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For the last couple weeks, we’ve been hearing that Laura Prepon is leaving the cast of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. Interestingly, she appears to be the face of the show, at least as far as the world’s largest …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results

Google announced today that it is adding a new carousel feature for local search results on the top of some search results pages. It looks essentially like the recently redesigned Knowledge Graph carousel, but includes local businesses and their Zagat …

Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing

While demonstrating iOS 7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced some new Siri features. Among them, integration of Bing web search results. Siri has a new interface, and even a new male voice. It now understands more types of …

Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’? Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’?
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Search is moving more and more toward structured data, which in turn, is leading search engines to delivering the information users are seeking without the need of having to send them to third-party sites. Google, in particular, is making tremendous …

Google Adds Nutrition Info To Knowledge Graph Google Adds Nutrition Info To Knowledge Graph

Google announced that it is rolling out new nutrition information to search, as the latest addition to its Knowledge Graph. If you can’t already, you’ll soon be able to query things like “How much protein is in a banana?” or …

Google Offers Webmasters Tools To Get Content In Knowledge Graph, Google Now Google Offers Webmasters Tools To Get Content In Knowledge Graph, Google Now
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Google has launched two new tools for webmasters to provide the search engine with structured data from their sites. For one, Google’s Data Highlighter now supports eight types of structured data, including: events, products, local businesses, articles, software applications, movies, …

Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps

In one of many interesting Google I/O sessions, Google shows developers how to tap into Freebase, the open core of its Knowledge Graph, to enhance their own apps with Knowledge Graph data. The session takes a look at the Freebase …

Google Nose Beta Can Tell You What A Ghost Smells Like Google Nose Beta Can Tell You What A Ghost Smells Like
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It’s strange how some of Google’s most innovative products always seem to be introduced on April 1. Google introduced Google Nose beta today, which taps into Google’s Knowledge Graph to help users search for smells they encounter. With Google Nose, …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching
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Google has added a new feature to the Google Play Movies & TV app that lets you pause what you’re watching and figure out information about it without having to go search to find out what you’re looking for. Google …

Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph
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Update: Google has removed the image from the Knowledge Panel. Rather than replacing it with a non-nude image, they went with no image at all. The image in question is also gone from the image search results (though it’s still …

Bing Expands Its Knowledge Graph-Like ‘Snapshots’ Bing Expands Its Knowledge Graph-Like ‘Snapshots’

Last year, Bing launched its “Snapshots” feature, which shows direct answers for searches on the results page. The feature was updated in December for people and places, and it looks a great deal like Google’s Knowledge Graph. Today, Bing announced …

Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search? Has The Knowledge Graph Made Google Better At Search?
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Sometimes Google’s Knowledge Graph is inaccurate. Google knows it’s not perfect, and provides a “feedback/more info” link at the bottom of Knowledge Graph results, which you can click to let Google know what it has wrong, if you believe there …

Make Your Kids (And Potential Employers) Think You’re Smarter Than You Are With The Google Search App Make Your Kids (And Potential Employers) Think You’re Smarter Than You Are With The Google Search App
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Google has put out a couple new ads for its Search App. The last time they did that (in November), we saw a little girl and her mother figure out how to come up with a Martin Van buren costume …

Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out

As previously reported, Google was running a doodle for “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” in parts of the world where Thursday came sooner than it does here in the U.S. Interestingly, now that the doodle has made its way to our neck …

Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result) Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result)

Google is running a doodle on its UK homepage today honoring the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker. Interestingly, there is no Knowledge Graph result on display when you click over to Google’s search results. Perhaps ballet is on the list …

Google Launches Knowledge Graph In More Languages Google Launches Knowledge Graph In More Languages

Google is expanding the Knowledge Graph into more languages, including Italian, French, Japanese, and Russian. According to Frederic Lardinois at TechCrunch, Google Fellow Ben Gomes made the announcement on stage at LeWeb Paris. There is a blog post about it …

Google Is Now Giving You Medical Info In The Knowledge Graph Google Is Now Giving You Medical Info In The Knowledge Graph
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Google announced today that it will start showing information for medications with the Knowledge Graph. Specifically, results may include “key facts — side effects, related medications, links to in-depth resources, and more”. Obviously, this will be info presented right on …

Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada
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It’s been interesting to see how Google populates the search box for those who click the doodles that often appear on its home page, particularly since the company unleashed its Knowledge Graph results earlier this year. Today, Google is running …

Have You Seen Google’s New Search App Ads? Have You Seen Google’s New Search App Ads?

Google has put out a pair of new ads for its Search app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. While the product being advertised is the Search app, it is really the Knowledge Graph and Voice Search features that Google …

L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph
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Google is running a doodle on its UK site today celebrating the 125th birthday of English artist L.S. Lowry. Once again, Google has opted to display a pre-entered query for users who click the doodle, which fails to highlight its …

Kim Kardashian And What Google Thinks About Her Kim Kardashian And What Google Thinks About Her
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Week after week, Kim Kardashian, love or hate her fame, dominates popular culture and interest from web searchers. She regularly appears as a trending topic on various sites across the web, and many people just can’t seem to get enough …