Tag - search results

Google Adds Manual Action for Google Job Postings Schema

Google has added a new manual action related to the recently added Google Jobs feature in the search results.  Site that are utilizing the schema and not handling expired job listings properly. Here is what it says: Jobs that are no longer open for applications must be expired in one of the following ways. Failure to take timely action on expired jobs may result in a manual action. They then list the ways a job can be expired.  The pages don’t have to [...]

Google Adds “Mentioned on Wikipedia” Carousels in Search Results

Google has often shown carousels in the search results for both mobile and desktop for all kinds of searches.  Google has added a new version for searches with a “mentioned on Wikipedia” carousel. Searchers, and site owners, have often complained about Google’s carousels not having data from where the information is taken from.  So Google adding the source with “mentioned on Wikipedia” is pretty significant. The carousel appears on both mobile and desktop.  Here is what it looks like on mobile: And [...]

Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surface recommendations of nearby places – like “dinner nearby” or “bars nearby,” for example  – by entering a query in Facebook’s search box on the web or mobile. This returns a box in Facebook’s search results that include a list of relevant businesses, along with their ratings on Facebook, [...]