Nearly a year ago, Google announced that they had begun extracting metadata from microformat and RDFa markup on pages to display "rich snippets" in search results. They recently expanded this support to include HTML5 microdata. They now use this markup to enhance results for people profiles, reviews, videos, events, and recipes. Rich snippets provide additional information to searchers beyond the typical title and description (such as star ratings, address information, and social network connection details).
Google has now expanded this support internationally. (While the documentation is [...]
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