Google I/O 2022 Search Related Announcements

I know you’re all super busy, so let me quickly run you through all the search-related announcements Google announced at Google I/O yesterday. From multisearch near me, immersive map views, Google Translate & Lens extension, image skin tones and schema, My Ad Center, personal information tool, about this results extension, Android and much more.

I’ll skip most of the event and just highlight the search-related topics below. But I’ll also embed the keynote so you can check it out below.

I’ll make this just as easy to consume by embedding tweets that share the news in a super fast and digestible way:

Google’s Mission: Snoring…

Google should always be at the forefront of making knowledge more accessible…

Multiple searches near me

This takes the new Multisearch feature, search with images and text at the same time, but brings it to local:

Scene Reconnaissance

You can scan an area and Google Lens will merge it to overlay search information:

Immersive view in Google Maps

This is pretty cool, Google will stitch photos together to give you this new immersive view – later to a Google Maps near you:

Skin Tone Google Image Search

A new way to filter by skin color in Google Images, with schema support:

Google My Ad Center

More ways searchers can manage their ad privacy…

Google Translate gets 24 languages

More languages ​​have been added to Google Translate with new ML to help:

Google Lens is popular

And it should be really popular and growing, Google Lens is just as impressive:

Google Assistant More Natural

Personal Information Removal Tool

You can now use a form to remove personal information from Google Search, but a new tool should make it easier.

About this result in the Google app on your site

I’m not sure I like Google posting their about this result on your site, but it’s the Google app that does this:

Google made it sound like this feature is widely used, but it’s a tiny fraction of all searches:

Google AR Future

Google hinted that AR features are coming, maybe a new version of Google Glass?

Google’s SVP Summary

Here’s how Prabhakar Raghavan, Senior Vice President at Google, where he is responsible for Google Search, Assistant, Geo, Ads, Commerce and Payments, summarized the search-related announcements at Google I/O 2022:

All of Google’s I/O-related announcements can be found in this section of the Google blog.

Later today, the following will be available for search and ads:

Here’s the keynote video:

Here’s the short version:

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