Grey Blog Dates in Google

July 16, 2011 // Internet Fun, Search Engines

Small change in Google UK this morning, the dates that usually indicate the date of a blog post or website update have been made Grey, from black.

Google have been changing their look a lot recently and this is just one of many within the last month, it certainly helps the listings stand out when you look for time sensitive material.

Matt Ridout

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My name is Matt Ridout, I've been working in digital marketing for 9 years; worked for agencies and currently Head of SEO at fashion startup called Farfetch. Try to test my own theories.


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  2. I saw this as well when I happened – have you noticed that the blue links within the results have changed colour slightly, I’ve only noticed it once and they were testing it a few months back.

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