Google launches People Cards to help Africans boost Google Search visibility

Google people card

Google today introduced a new mobile-only feature that makes people more discoverable on Google Search.  People Cards allow people to create their presence on Search in the form of a card (similar to a Google Search Knowledge Panel) that includes all the details they want other people to have about them. “For many people,“ says Olumide Balogun, Head of Consumer Apps, Sub Saharan Africa at Google, “whether they’re content creators, business professionals, or just wanting to stand out from the crowd — having an online presence is important. “For those…

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Queries on #EndSARS, DJ Switch, others top October Google searches

A milestone anniversary, calls to shut down an allegedly brutal police department, and state election results were among the top trending Google searches in Nigeria during October. These searches partially crossed over into the most asked questions, which concerned a leading activist, the whereabouts of the president, and the winner of Big Brother Nigeria. On 1 October, Nigeria celebrated the 60th anniversary of its independence from Great Britain. What would ideally have been a day of celebration instead turned into a day of protest across the country’s major cities as…

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10 benefits you don’t know Google Search can offer

Google Search

Millions of people make use of Google Search to get answers and information every day. A lot of us aren’t harnessing the full power of Google, though. Google Search’s Web, Image, Video, News, Maps and More tabs can help ensure you get the kind of results you are after. Beyond simple queries, there is a lot more you can achieve with Google Search. Here are ten useful things that Google Search can do for you. Search Jobs By searching for “jobs near me” or specifically for the job position you…

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