Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google invites more entities to take control of their Knowledge Panels and ‘get verified’
    Jun 22, 2018 by Greg Sterling

    Suggest a featured image and control other factual information in the panel.

  • Antitrust, data and consumer privacy will take center stage at new FTC hearings
    Jun 22, 2018 by Greg Sterling

    Will they lead to a new Google investigation, more Facebook scrutiny?

  • Craving some SEO & SEM insights? Come to SMX East
    Jun 22, 2018 by Search Engine Land

    Attending Search Engine Land’s SMX® is a great way to sharpen your search marketing skills, connect with like-minded professionals and gain tons of actionable SEO and SEM insights that can help take your company and career to a new level of success. Acting on just one of the insights shared at SMX is likely to […]

  • Voice search & virtual assistants — SMX Advanced Session Recap
    Jun 22, 2018 by Eric Enge

    With over 420 million voice assistants sold, it’s clear that SEOs need to optimize their content for voice search. Contributor Eric Enge recaps the session and covers the opportunities and challenges voice search presents.

  • Practice useful marketing for local business content success
    Jun 22, 2018 by Jamie Pitman

    As a small business owner, you fight big brands and a ranking system that favors them. How can you compete? Contributor Jamie Pitman shares 3 tactics to take on the competition by using smart and useful content.

  • Search in Pics: Google family house, meeting capsules & old IBM storage
    Jun 22, 2018 by Barry Schwartz

    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. Google #thisisfamily booth: Source: Instagram Google sweets: Source: Instagram Google meeting capsule: Source: Instagram Big Google […]

  • Google doodle honors science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler
    Jun 22, 2018 by Barry Schwartz

    Google’s logo represents a woman who used her social anxiety to write beautiful science fiction.

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Search News From Around The Web:

  • Google Confirms Removal of Anonymous Reviews, Mike Blumenthal
  • How Keylime Toolbox Supercharges 16 Months of Google Search Console API Data, Keylime Toolbox
  • 8 Reasons You Should be Improving Your Bing SEO, Business2Community
  • Google Says Keyword Stuffing Should Not Warrant Removal From Search Index, Search Engine Roundtable
  • Meet the 2018 Google News Initiative Journalism Fellows, Google Blog
  • Save dinosaurs from extinction in a game world built with Google Maps, Google Blog
  • Six SEO Tips for Ecommerce Websites in 2018, SiteVisibility
  • The New AdWords Experience- The good, the bad and the where has that gone, Screaming Frog
  • With summer ahead, what the world searched for this week, Google Blog

About The Author

Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land’s News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on SEM topics.