Search Stories August 22, 2016

GOOG: 772.15

-3.27

Search Stories June 28, 2016

GOOG: 680.04

11.78

If you’ve ever Googled for song lyrics, you know what a messy experience it can be – half the sites proving to be just links to other sites, others looking really sketchy. For those in the US, though, things should be much simpler. Google has licensed lyrics from LyricFind, which in turn licenses them from labels, so that a search for a song title with ‘lyrics’ on the end should generate an immediate link.

Of course, Google is arriving rather late to the party …

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Search Stories June 24, 2016

GOOG: 675.22

-26.65

Google Trends tells the story of the result of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. Trending searches include a 500% spike in ‘buy gold,’ a doubling in searches on getting an Irish passport and some people apparently wondering what just happened …

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Search Stories June 20, 2016

GOOG: 693.71

1.99

From sport results to maps, Google Search now shows a lot more than just 10 blue links. Especially useful on mobile, Knowledge Graph aims to show relevant information without requiring users to click through a webpage. In an update rolling out over the next few days, Google will now surface possible medical conditions when you search for symptoms.

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Search Stories June 16, 2016

GOOG: 710.36

-8.56

Search Stories June 7, 2016

GOOG: 716.65

0.10

Accelerated Mobile Pages launched in Google Search with support for ads earlier this year, and now the AMP team has shared a blog post detailing the future of ads on the platform. In the blog post, the AMP team explains that it has four central principles when it comes to ads:

  • Faster is better
  • ‘Beautiful’ matters
  • Security is a must
  • We’re better together

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