<< by Renee Revetta on December 7th, 2009
Today, I listened into the Google Search announcements with Google Goggles, real-time search and Google Trends as some of the big topics. I would suggest checking out each of these developments. Not only are they big news in the SEO field, but real-time search is a perfect example of where social media and SEO merge into one. The real-time search feature now pulls in tweets (and public Facebook page and Myspace status updates later on) and will be rolling out for all users soon. For an example, check out this search of my Twitter ID.
Towards the end of the webcast, Googlers were taking audience questions. As Jason Kincaid wrote:
Q: Can you bring truth into the equation with recent and relevancy.
A: Right now we emphasize quantity and relevance, and that often brings the truth. But there may be times when the truth is not black and white, but it’s a very hard problem because language understanding is still an unsolved problem.