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Google Introduces Structured Snippets

Google Introduces Structured Snippets

By Chris Crum September 22, 2014

Google announced the launch of “structured snippets,” a new feature that puts “facts” in the snippets of web results. As with Google’s Knowledge Graph, these facts may or may not be accurate. Here’s what they look like: The company says, …

Google Tests Structured Data Error Reporting Google Tests Structured Data Error Reporting

Google’s Matt Cutts revealed in a Q&A at SMX Advanced on Tuesday night that Google is rolling out a test of a “structured data dashboard,” according to Search Engine Land. Barry Schwartz writes that he announced “a new beta application …

Google Wants To Eat Your Data, Gain Your Knowledge Google Wants To Eat Your Data, Gain Your 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 Offers Webmasters New Structured Data Tools Google Offers Webmasters New Structured Data Tools
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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 Affiliate Network Gets Structured Promo Data Google Affiliate Network Gets Structured Promo Data
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Google announced the launch of structured promotional data for links in the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can get links with offers, promotional codes and discounts to automate and display the latest promos. Publishers can also now search and filter by …

Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal
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In 2011, Google teamed up with Microsoft and Yahoo to launch schema.org, an initiative to support a common set of schemas for structured data markup. You might wonder whether or not implementing these schemas may influence your ranking in Google …

Google Tweaks Rich Snippets Testing Tool Google Tweaks Rich Snippets Testing Tool

Google has launched a new version of its rich snippet testing tool, which it now calls the Structured Data Testing Tool. The company says it has improved how it displays rich snippets in the tool to better mach how they …

Webmaster Tools Gets new Structured Data Tool Webmaster Tools Gets new Structured Data Tool
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Google has added a new feature to Webmaster Tools called the Structured Data Dashboard. The purpose, Google says, is to provide webmasters with more visibility into the structured data that Google knows about for their site. It comes with three …

Court Says Site Not Liable For Age Liars

Dateline NBC wasn’t involved in this one, and whether or not the plaintiff in the lawsuit against SexSearch.com was aware once he saw her at her house that she was only 14 is irrelevant. He’s already been convicted on those charges.