May 16, 2022

Google Week in Review: A Roundup of Recent Product Updates and Announcements

A day doesn’t go by without a slew of product announcements, updates, and other news coming out of the Googleplex. It can be challenging to keep current. Our goal with Google Week in Review is to provide you with a selection of items that you can use and share. We hope you find it useful. More next week.

1. Review Roundup: Google Maps for iPhone (via WSJ)
People are thrilled (to put it mildly) about this new app.

2. New SafeSearch Settings for Google Image Search (via Google Operating System)

3. Google Introduces WYSIWYG Tool For Structured Data Markup (by Barry Schwartz, Search Engine Land)

4. Three Gmail Labs Graduates Land in Your Inbox to Save You Precious Seconds (via VentureBeat)

5. Explore Digital Archives of Buildings in Japan Affected by the 2011 Tsunami (via Official Google Blog)

6. A New Look to Help You to Subscribe and Watch Channels on YouTube (via YouTube Blog)

7. Google’s Authorship Fail: How Truman Capote Was Credited As A NYT Writer 28 Years After His Death (by Matt McGee, Search Engine Land)

8. Google Zeitgest 2012: What Did the World Search For in 2012?
Search trends in many categories, the report is global in scope. 

9. How Google’s Designers are Quietly Overhauling Search (via Co.Design)

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