Google Image URL Update

You may know (from us?) that Google Images can also bring a lot of attention to your website.  Google has just announced that it is updating how their Image searches will tell all of us “the last page the user was on and clicked to visit the destination webpage.”  This will help us to see how searchers get onto our sites.  If you use their Search Console, you should not see any changes, and you will still see the top queries that people are using to get to your site.

Read more details on Google’s Webmaster Central blog.

Google Flashback

TED always shares lots of interesting talks on its site. Recently, we found a video of a presentation by two very important Googlers – co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.  This took place back in 2004, but it is still quite interesting to hear how the co-founders share their findings in “The Genesis of Google”.

Watch the video here:

 

Google’s Firebase Predictions

Google Firebase Predictions

Google has again presented how their different research really compliments each other.  Their Google Analytics can and will assist all site and game builders.  Currently, Google has set up a new way to assist game developers and how they should include ads on their apps. This presentation will help apps get the proper ads for their games.  They have a new site that shares info to developers. Learn more at the Google Firebase Blog.

Bing Image Search Improvements

Bing Image Search Updates

Bing has recently posted an article referring to a big update in their image search queries in their blog article, “Internet-Scale Deep Learning for Bing Image Search.” As you can see above, Bing knows that people can be searching for the same identical image, but the searchers may be using different phrases.  Their blog post goes through the details of what their search engine will do to get the same image with all these different search terms.  They are on their way to improve search results!