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Google Shares Tips For Success In Google News Search Results

Danny Sullivan of Google posted on the Google Webmaster blog some tips on how to succeed in Google News in 2019. “We’d like to offer some best practices and advice we hope will lead publishers to more success within Google News in 2019,” Sullivan wrote. The advice. Here are key takeaways for Google News SEO best practices: Make …

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Google To Make Changes To Google News To Help Publishers ‘Find Their Sites’

It has been confirmed by Google that changes will be made to Google News in order to help publishers find their sites and articles in Google News. Lisa Wang confirmed this information in the help forums after months of complaints from news publishers that their content not being displayed in Google News for relevant queries. “We are working …

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Polished Microsoft News App Joins Rivals Google And Apple News

  The Redmond, Washington company, Microsoft is launching new apps and a range of new desktop news experiences, called Microsoft News, on MSN, the Edge browser and other Microsoft properties. With this new experience, it is a mix of publisher partnerships, algorithms and human editorial curation.  These experiences not only seem to be well-designed apps that appear …

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Google News Will Deprecate Crawl Errors Report In Search Console & Mobile App Link In News Publisher Center

In an announcement by Google’s Lisa Wang from the News team, some features are being deprecated with the recent update to Google News. It was reported that the standout and original source tags and Editors’ Picks will be going away a few weeks ago.  Even a news crawl error tool in Google Search Console and the ability for publishers to highlight …

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Google Accidentally Removes News Publishers From Google News

In a bit of an accident, Google had removed a number of news publishers from Google News over the past few days.  In the Google News forums, several publishers were found complaining.  This was confirmed by Google that this was an accident. At the time when this was reported (January 8), publishers weren’t expected to be …

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Google Adds Structured Data For Subscription & Paywalled Content For New Flexible Sampling Program

It was reported early on October 2 that Google is doing away with the old “first click free” program and replacing it with flexible sampling.  Basically, Publishers are being given more options for allowing search users to access their content without hurting ranking visibility in Google search results. With this, Google introduced a new paywall structured data …

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Google News Gets A Cleaner Look, New Features To Make It ‘More Accessible’

As a whole, Google has been around for quite a long time.  The search engine has certainly grown since its inception in 1998.  The same can be said for Google News, as it’s now 15 years old.  Since its release, it’s had a number of changes and has had features added to it, as well as …

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Google News Spammed With Drug Spam, Dating Sites & More

There’s a good chance that, if you go to Google News, you’ll end up seeing a tone of spam if you scroll through the health section, or go to the health section.  It seems that Google news was injected with quite a lot of hacked content for both pharmaceutical spam.  There’s even unrelated dating sites spam …

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Google News Light Mode App Is Launched For Slower Internet Connections

Google has announced a brand new “lite mode” for the Google News Android app. The core reason for this new mode is for the countries that have a slow mobile internet, such as 2G and 3G mobile connection.  Google is launching this in India and they said it’ll be “rolling this out to other countries in emerging markets …

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