Google to Introduce 8 Trust Indicators for Publishers to Add to News Stories

Google to Introduce 8 Trust Indicators for Publishers to Add to News Stories

Continuing its effort to guide searchers toward credible content, Google has announced plans to introduce eight new trust indicators.

Google’s first step toward labelling news stories was came last year when the Fact Check tag was introduced.

Most recently, Google has added publisher Knowledge Panels to better educate searchers about the sources they’re getting news from.

Google’s next step will be to introduce eight additional trust indicators with assistance from the Trust Project.

The forthcoming trust indicators are designed to help readers identify credible journalism from less-trustworthy content— such as promotional material or misleading…

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