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Google is using AI to improve Search and make snippets more reliable

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

Google is updating its Search once more to provide higher-quality information through its featured snippets. The company is also expanding its content advisory feature for when information may be unreliable.
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‘Data void': Google to stop giving answers to silly questions

‘Data void': Google to stop giving answers to silly questions

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Search engine updates ‘featured snippets' to reduce the number of often comical errors it makes Google will stop giving snappy answers to stupid questions, the company has announced, as it seeks to improve its search engine's “featured snippets” service. That means users should see fewer answers to questions such as “When did Snoopy assassinate Abraham Lincoln?”, to which the service would once merrily respond with “1865” - the right date, but very much the wrong assassin.
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Google says AI update will improve search result quality in ‘snippets'

Google says AI update will improve search result quality in ‘snippets'

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

If you've ever Googled something only to be met with a little info box highlighting the top answer, you've encountered one of Google's “featured snippets.” Featured snippets are the little bite-sized Google results the search engine packages up and delivers to the top of the page for many searches.
The problem with featured snippets is that, from a user perspective, these results appear to be extra trustworthy - they're featured up at the top of the results page, after all. Since Google first introduced them years ago, they've only become more prevalent over time , but much like the rest...
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