Google is allowing musicians to post updates about themselves directly in Google Search.
This update is an expansion of the Posts on Google feature that the company first rolled out for big companies and celebrities in 2016, and included local businesses last year.
Posted 1 year ago in Technology, updated 1 year ago.
Musicians can now directly post updates to Google Search
Google Will Now Let Musicians to Post Updates Directly to Search Results.
In what could damage Twitter's popularity, Google is now allowing US musicians to post updates directly to its Search result pages."Posting on Google is a new way to share relevant, fresh content with the people who are searching for you. Use images, videos and even animated GIFs to engage your audience, and add inline links to drive traffic to specific content. This enhanced format allows searchers to hear directly from the primary source - you - and complements existing results from across the Web," is how Google describes the feature.
Google allows musicians to add customize posts to search results.Now along with all the above-mentioned automatically generated content, musicians like her would be able to post their own images, videos, GIFs, and text to their Knowledge Panels and customize the same to suit their selves.
Musicians who already have a Knowledge Panel on Google Search can sign up at the Posts on Google website and start customizing their cards.
When a user searches for a musician, Google automatically generates content like YouTube videos and biographical information.These posts would show alongside that information of the musician.Musicians can also get the "Blue Tick" that would verify that the posts are truly from the artist.
Google pops up information cards on musicians inside search results
This means that on searching for Taylor Swift, the tech giant comes up with a set of cards or a 'Knowledge Panel' that features primary information about her like biography, songs, albums, YouTube videos, official website, images, official social media profiles, and related musicians.
This is then followed by regular Google Search results like her Wikipedia page.