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Google adds recommendation to add datePublished and dateModified to non-AMP articles31-Jul.-201831-Jul.-2018Not announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/article
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/J182Sd29vcz
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google announces support for information from datasets in its search results31-Jul.-201831-Jul.-2018
https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/google-news-initiative/making-it-easier-discover-data-search/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/dataset
http://schema.org/Dataset
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/R17fePy8H9A
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google enhances events rich results in the US26-Jul.-201826-Jul.-2018
https://www.blog.google/products/search/new-google-events-search/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/event
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/9ZN3fGqDCUQ
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google announces beta program for Google News publishers to mark up speakable content24-Jul.-201824-Jul.-2018
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2018/07/hey-google-whats-latest-news.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/speakable
https://pending.schema.org/speakable
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/E5HS4Cr2YGk
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google adds beta support for tabular datasets11-Jul.-201811-Jul.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/dataset
https://www.w3.org/ns/csvw
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/3YE2zfhfis3
schema.org, CSVW Namespace Vocabulary
JSON-LDGoogle
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Google adds recipe suppport to the Job postings status report, now the Rich result status report25-Jun.-201825-Jun.-2018
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2018/06/new-url-inspection-tool-more-in-search.html
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7552505
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/VbGCo6Qpjmv
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google releases Indexing API for job posting pages that includ job posting structured data26-Jun.-201826-Jun.-2018
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2018/06/introducing-indexing-api-for-job.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/job-posting
https://developers.google.com/search/apis/indexing-api/
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/WyHbpoF73ce
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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schema.org v3.4 released14-Jun.-201814-Jun.-2018
https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg/issues/1891#issuecomment-397469023
https://schema.org/docs/releases.html#v3.4
https://plus.google.com/+RichardWallisDataLiberate/posts/TMBbBCzckf5
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
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Google introduces Media Actions and a supporting JSON-LD data feed for Media Actions12-Jun.-201812-Jun.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/media
https://developers.google.com/actions/media
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/jHJPuu5rfcj
schema.org, schema.googleapis.com
JSON-LDGoogle
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Bing markup validator adds support for JSON-LD2-Aug.-201812-Jun.-2018
https://blogs.bing.com/webmaster/august-2018/Introducing-JSON-LD-Support-in-Bing-Webmaster-Tools
Not announced
https://www.bing.com/toolbox/markup-validator
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/52cb6wUHJiX
https://twitter.com/AlexisKSanders/status/1006571713063092224
schema.orgJSON-LDBing
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Google adds support for employer aggregate rating4-Jun.-20184-Jun.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/employer-rating
https://twitter.com/aaranged/status/1003724079491215362
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
In its example Google uses the type schema.org/EmployerAggregateRating, though as of 4 June 2018 this does not exist in schema.org core, in pending, or in an extension
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Google releases preview tool for podcasts25-Apr.-201825-Apr.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/podcast
https://search.google.com/devtools/podcast/preview
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/TBzLhytBDt3
RSS 2.0 (extended)Google
Non-fuctional as of 26 Apr 2018, as per Discussion URL 1; preview information and button removed 27 Apr 2018
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Bing confirms support for JSON-LD2-Mar.-20182-Mar.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/6rDgpecHzGb
https://searchengineland.com/bing-confirmed-support-json-ld-formatted-schema-org-markup-293508
JSON-LDBing
As per the referenced dicussion URLs, this apparent support of JSON-LD has not yet been reflected in Bing's structured data documentation
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Google removes page on "Search live coverage carousel (BETA)"2-Mar.-20182-Mar.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/live-coverage
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ozxdc5EU4xgU44-BtJ9VolCfj0IfZ6i8/view?usp=sharing
JSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa, AMPGoogle
Reference URL 2 is a cache of the page
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Google increases the mimimum recommended size for AMP articles7-Feb.-20187-Feb.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/article
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/fJYtPL9t8Ak
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google adds explicit Job Posting markup for jobs that can be performed remotely7-Feb.-20187-Feb.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/job-posting
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/iwB7SakFMEU
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google Assistant adds support for podcasts, recipes and news9-Jan.-20189-Jan.-2018Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/actions/content-actions/
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-assistant-now-natively-supports-podcasts-recipes-news/
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/dzzwSnQbDj7
schema.org, RSSJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Bing states they may display an image specified by og:image in Bing News results27-Dec.-201727-Dec.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/marking-up-your-site-with-structured-data-3a93e731
Open Graph Protocol<meta> tagBing
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Google releases new structured data testing tool in beta, Rich Results Test19-Dec.-201719-Dec.-2017
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/12/rich-results-tester.html
https://search.google.com/test/rich-results
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7445569
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/79nZR8RBydh
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-rich-results-test/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google allows third-party job sites to specify a hiring organization's logo29-Nov.-201729-Nov.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/job-postings
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/logo
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/YAP6cB2VHBP
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google add support for trust indicator labels for news organizations16-Nov.-201716-Nov.-2017
https://www.blog.google/topics/journalism-news/sorting-through-information-help-trust-project/
https://thetrustproject.org/launch/
http://schema.org/NewsMediaOrganization
http://schema.org/docs/news.html
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/XSijbay4UG4
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa
Google, The Trust Project
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Google adds support for information about occupations15-Nov.-201715-Nov.-2017
https://www.blog.google/products/search/new-tools-make-your-job-search-simpler/
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/11/make-your-sites-complete-jobs.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/occupation
http://schema.org/Occupation
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/B7PLTf41An6
schema.org, schema.googleapis.com
JSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google enhances job postings with more detailed salary, location and application information15-Nov.-201715-Nov.-2017
https://www.blog.google/products/search/new-tools-make-your-job-search-simpler/
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/11/make-your-sites-complete-jobs.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/job-postings
http://schema.org/JobPosting
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/B7PLTf41An6
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google Merchant Center augments structured data with advanced data extractors for automatic item updates
27-Oct.-201727-Oct.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/3246284
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/Z46oDeMeL13
Advanced data extractorsn/aGoogle
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Google introduces structured data for paywalled content1-Oct.-20171-Oct.-2017
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/10/enabling-more-high-quality-content.html
https://www.blog.google/topics/journalism-news/driving-future-digital-subscriptions/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/paywalled-content
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7532484
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/DMGxTG74d8o
schema.org, CSSJSON-LDGoogle
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schema.org v3.3 released14-Aug.-201714-Aug.-2017
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemaorg/2017Aug/0012.html
http://schema.org/version/3.3/
http://schema.org/docs/releases.html#v3.3
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/6w4cQE39AWc
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
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Google introduces "badges" for image search on Android and mobile results1-Aug.-20171-Aug.-2017
https://www.blog.google/products/search/new-badges-help-you-discover-and-take-action-image-search/
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/08/badges-on-image-search-help-users-find.html
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Bing introduces support for Fact Check using ClaimReview14 Sep. 201726-Jul.-2017
https://blogs.bing.com/Webmaster-Blog/September-2017/Bing-adds-Fact-Check-label-in-SERP-to-support-the-ClaimReview-markup
https://www.bing.com/webmaster/help/marking-up-your-site-with-structured-data-3a93e731
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/fSrfHTomffZ
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/ZVdx6H3j7BU
schema.orgMicrodata, Microformats, RDFaBing
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Google introduces "enriched search results"20-Jun.-201720-Jun.-2017
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/06/connect-to-job-seekers-with-google.html
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7407437
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/ZCoTKtowgew
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google introduces job listings enriched search results20-Jun.-201720-Jun.-2017
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/06/connect-to-job-seekers-with-google.html
https://blog.google/products/search/connecting-more-americans-jobs/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/job-postings
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/7388807?hl=en&ref_topic=3309300
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/ZCoTKtowgew
schema.org, XML sitemaps, RSS, Atom
JSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google broadens range of author property for Article to include Organization24-Apr.-201724-Apr.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/articles
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/ZyehVjnwyrM
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google introduces "Similar items" in Image Search10-Apr.-201710-Apr.-2017
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2017/04/similar-items-rich-products-feature-on.html
https://twitter.com/Google/status/820019532454621185
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/products
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/1iY2pwwv8Wg
https://www.pmg.com/blog/similar-items-in-google-image-search/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
As per Announcment URL 2, this was "announced" 13 Jan. 2017, but structured data guidelines and further information wasn't provided until later. Via https://twitter.com/JuliaEnthoven/status/852317416478527488
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Google announces that Fact Check is available globally7-Apr.-20177-Apr.-2017
https://www.blog.google/products/search/fact-check-now-available-google-search-and-news-around-world/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/factcheck
https://support.google.com/news/publisher/answer/4582731?hl=en#fact-checking
https://www.seroundtable.com/google-fact-check-23670.html
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google introduces structured data guidelines for data type "Fact Check"6-Apr.-20176-Apr.-2017
https://www.blog.google/products/search/fact-check-now-available-google-search-and-news-around-world/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/factcheck
https://support.google.com/news/publisher/answer/4582731?hl=en#fact-checking
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/29zz1UTuq3r
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google Merchant Center adds JSON-LD support28-Mar.-201728-Mar.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6069143?hl=en
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/7331077
https://plus.google.com/+MarthavanBerkelCanada/posts/bggfX9kKWvZ
schema.orgJSON-LD, MicrodataGoogle
Date is that of the YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8Cuy0beJgY, which shows JSON-LD, embedded on the page https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6069143
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schema.org v3.2 released23-Mar.-201723-Mar.-2017
http://blog.schema.org/2017/03/schemaorg-32-release-courses-fact.html
http://schema.org/version/3.2/
http://schema.org/docs/releases.html#v3.2
https://plus.google.com/+RichardWallisDataLiberate/posts/UWCxjBancs9
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
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Google introduces rich results for podcasts22-Mar.-201722-Mar.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/podcasts
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/WGBHutAQpqe
RSS 2.0 (extended)RSS 2.0 (extended)Google
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Google renames "Science Datasets" data type to "Datasets"23-Feb.-201723-Feb.-2017Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/datasets
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/VxjuH3oNEmy
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google Structured Data Testing Tool adds support for multi-typed entities3-Feb.-20173-Feb.-2017
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemaorg/2017Feb/0001.html
https://plus.google.com/+MarkvanBerkelHunch/posts/RFkEsqzr61T
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google says "profanity and vulgar language" in reviews are "discouraged"22-Dec.-201622-Dec.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/GRdSDxGjDkS
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
42
Google says "profanity and vulgar language" in reviews are "prohibited"15-Dec.-201615-Dec.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/a6VCdGQNFYf
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google adds support for the display of product information in image search13-Dec.-201613-Dec.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/products
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/a6VCdGQNFYf
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
44
Google adds support for "buy e-book" links in book Knowledge Graph cards3-Dec.-20163-Dec.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/books
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/3goWVWmMNFa
http://www.thesempost.com/google-adds-buy-e-book-options-book-knowledge-panels/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
45
Google separates AMP and non-AMP structured data requirements for articles17-Nov.-201617-Nov.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/articles
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/XkZmPzxVpnE
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa, AMPGoogle
With this structured data is now explicitly required for AMP articles to appear in rich results
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Google pilots support for AMP host-specific lists for restaurants21-Nov.-201616-Nov.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/local-businesses
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/f9uXcHJRToR
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa, AMPGoogle
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Google extends rich card support to online courses, local restaurants16-Nov.-201616-Nov.-2016
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/11/rich-cards-expands-to-more-verticals.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/local-businesses#restaurant-lists
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/courses
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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Google makes AMP a requirement for host-specific lists16-Nov.-201616-Nov.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/mark-up-listings
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/XYUry9SYQmC
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa, AMPGoogle
49
Google drops image markup requirement for recipe and movie rich cards14-Oct.-201614-Oct.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/recipes
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/tv-movies
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
An image somewhere on the page is still required, but it no longer needs to be explicitly declared with structured data markup
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Google News introduces the "Fact check" label13-Oct.-201613-Oct.-2016
https://blog.google/topics/journalism-news/labeling-fact-check-articles-google-news/
https://support.google.com/news/publisher/answer/4582731#fact-checking
https://plus.google.com/communities/103048251221048356778
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
At time of announcement, ClaimReview and claimReviewed still in pending.schema.org
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Google pilots support for dataset metadata23-Sep.-201623-Sep.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/datasets
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/KfMWxB88nnU
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
At time of announcement, variablesMeasured still in pending.schema.org
52
Google introduces rich snippets for courses12-Sep.-201612-Sep.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/search-gallery#courses
http://pending.schema.org/Course
https://plus.google.com/+KenichiSuzuki/posts/A6AqqJCmWpG
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
53
Bing improves autocomplete suggestions for academic papers and movies9-Sep.-20169-Sep.-2016
http://blogs.bing.com/search-quality-insights/September-2016/more-intelligent-autocomplete
http://blumenthals.com/blog/2016/09/11/thoughts-on-the-recent-rollout-of-aggregate-reviews-snippets-critic-reviews-in-google-serps/
n/an/aBing
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Google introduces aggregated user reviews, critic reviews in local Knowlege Panel7-Sep.-20167-Sep.-2016
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/09/showcase-your-sites-reviews-in-search.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews#review-snippet-guidelines
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews#review-subject-properties
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
55
Freebase API shuts down16-Dec.-201431-Aug.-2016
https://plus.google.com/109936836907132434202/posts/bu3z2wVqcQc
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/freebase-discuss/WEnyO8f7xOQ
https://developers.google.com/freebase/
FreebaseAPIGoogle
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Google introduces the search live coverage carousel29-Aug.-201629 Aug. 2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/pilot/open/live-coverage
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/6CZS3XjxGU9
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
Exact structured data specifications not provided at release
57
Google adds JSON-LD support for breadcrumbs12-Aug.-201612-Aug.-2016
https://twitter.com/JohnMu/status/764035280273829889
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/Lpds5w6LwwA
schema.orgJSON-LDGoogle
58
schema.org v3.1 released9-Aug.-20169-Aug.-2016
http://blog.schema.org/2016/08/schemaorg-update-hotels-datasets-health.html
http://schema.org/version/3.1/
http://www.seoskeptic.com/hospitality-structured-markup-schema-org-optimization/
https://plus.google.com/+BradBrewer/posts/YELAT6RjK7R
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
59
Google introduces Top Places Lists4-Aug.-20164-Aug.-2016
https://search.googleblog.com/2016/08/never-miss-must-try-with-google-search.html
https://developers.google.com/search/pilot/open/top-places-lists
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-now-supports-critic-reviews-local-businesses/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
Included here provisionally, as it's yet not clear as to whether or not this feature has any structured data requirements
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Google adds back critic reviews, expands them to include local businesses4-Aug.-20164-Aug.-2016
https://search.googleblog.com/2016/08/never-miss-must-try-with-google-search.html
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-now-supports-critic-reviews-local-businesses/
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-now-supports-critic-reviews-local-businesses/
http://searchengineland.com/google-critic-reviews-open-255692
schema.orgVariousGoogle
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Google enumerates data types eligible for review rich features4-Aug.-20164-Aug.-2016
https://search.googleblog.com/2016/08/never-miss-must-try-with-google-search.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/reviews
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-now-supports-critic-reviews-local-businesses/
schema.orgVariousGoogle
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Google removes structured data requirements for AMP4-Aug.-20163-Aug.-2016
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+GoogleWebmasters/posts/QyZsHe72b9M
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6211453?hl=en
https://www.seroundtable.com/google-amp-error-report-structured-data-errors-22476.html
schema.orgAMP HTMLGoogle
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Google rich cards and rich results introduced17-May-201617-May-2016
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/05/introducing-rich-cards.html
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/search-features
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/
http://www.seoskeptic.com/rich-cards-and-googles-structured-data-restructuring/
VariousVariousGoogle
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Google Shopping requires GTIN, Brand for all products8-Feb.-201616-May-2016
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6352134
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160161
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/188494
Google Shopping Product FeedFeed (TXT, XML), APIGoogle Shopping
For merchants targeting Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, or the US
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Google Structured Data Testing Tool updated (2016 update)12-May-201612-May-2016
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/05/introducing-rich-cards.html
https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/sdtt/
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-structured-data-testing-tool-updated/
https://plus.google.com/+KenichiSuzuki/posts/Q7VWXRHYr7z
VariousVariousGoogle
66
schema.org v3.0 released4-May-20164-May-2016
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemaorg/2016May/0032.html
http://schema.org/version/3.0/
http://schema.org/docs/releases.html
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/Crz9YgcqEsi
schema.orgVariousschema.org
67
Freebase API goes into read-only mode16-Dec.-20142-May-2016
https://plus.google.com/109936836907132434202/posts/bu3z2wVqcQc
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/freebase-discuss/WEnyO8f7xOQ
https://developers.google.com/freebase/
FreebaseAPIGoogle
68
Freebase.com shuts down16-Dec.-20142-May-2016
https://plus.google.com/109936836907132434202/posts/bu3z2wVqcQc
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/freebase-discuss/WEnyO8f7xOQ
https://developers.google.com/freebase/
Freebasen/aGoogle
69
Web Data Commons Nov. 2015 Corpus released25-Apr.-201625-Apr.-2016
https://plus.google.com/+RobertMeusel/posts/H2yVfkZZyMa
http://webdatacommons.org/structureddata/2015-11/stats/stats.html
Web Data Commons
JSON-LD, Microdata, RDFa, Microformats
Web Data Commons
70
Image alt support added to Twitter cards26-Mar.-201626-Mar.-2016
https://blog.twitter.com/2016/alt-text-support-for-twitter-cards-and-the-rest-api
https://dev.twitter.com/cards/markup
Twitter CardsTwitter CardsTwitter
71
Google launches "Top Stories with AMP"24-Feb.-201624-Feb.-2016
https://googleblog.blogspot.ca/2016/02/amping-up-in-mobile-search.html
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/carousels/top-stories
http://www.seoskeptic.com/top-stories-with-amp-added-to-google-structured-data-site/
schema.org, AMPJSON-LD, MicrodataGoogle
72
Pinterest movie rich pins updated23-Feb.-201623-Feb.-2016
https://blog.pinterest.com/en/how-win-oscar-party
https://developers.pinterest.com/docs/rich-pins/movies/
http://thenextweb.com/insider/2016/02/23/pinterest-makes-its-recipe-and-movie-pins-much-more-data-rich/#gref
schema.orgMicrodataPinterest
73
Pinterest recipe rich pins updated23-Feb.-201623-Feb.-2016
https://blog.pinterest.com/en/how-win-oscar-party
https://developers.pinterest.com/docs/rich-pins/recipes/
http://thenextweb.com/insider/2016/02/23/pinterest-makes-its-recipe-and-movie-pins-much-more-data-rich/#gref
schema.org, hRecipeMicrodata, hRecipePinterest
74
GS1 Smart Search and GS1 Web Vocabulary launched22-Feb.-201622-Feb.-2016
http://blog.schema.org/2016/02/gs1-milestone-first-schemaorg-external.html
http://www.gs1.org/gs1-smartsearch
http://www.gs1.org/gs1-smartsearch/1-5
GS1 Web VocabularyJSON-LDGS1
See implementation guide at: http://www.gs1.org/docs/gs1-smartsearch/GS1_SmartSearch_Implementation_Guideline.pdf
75
Product rich snippets in Google search results - JSON-LD3-Feb.-20163-Feb.-2016
https://plus.google.com/+JohnMueller/posts/5ivUfWzdHX4
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/products#about_product_offers
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
76
Review rich snippets in Google search results - JSON-LD3-Feb.-20163-Feb.-2016
https://plus.google.com/+JohnMueller/posts/5ivUfWzdHX4
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/reviews
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
77
Google changes image property use for BreadcrumbList from "required" to "optional"26-Jan.-201626-Jan.-2016Not announcedNot announced
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/breadcrumbs
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/9Y1R6o6THHZ
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
78
Facebook adds Audience Optimization tags for Instant Articles21-Jan.-201621-Jan.-2016
https://media.fb.com/2016/01/21/introducing-audience-optimization/
https://developers.facebook.com/docs/instant-articles/reference/article
https://www.facebook.com/facebookmedia/get-started/audience-optimization
http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/facebook-audience-optimization-what-marketers-need-to-know/
Facebook Instant ArticlesPOSH, APIFacebook
79
OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer released on Chrome Store16-Dec.-201516-Dec.-2015
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2015Dec/0031.html
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/openlink-structured-data/egdaiaihbdoiibopledjahjaihbmjhdj
VariousVariousOpenLink
80
Google Knowledge Graph Search API launched16-Dec.-201516-Dec.-2015
https://plus.google.com/109936836907132434202/posts/iY8NZGFF6DN
https://developers.google.com/knowledge-graph/
Google Knowledge GraphAPIGoogle
81
Google Article Rich Snippets specifications changed11-Dec.-201511-Dec.-2015
https://plus.google.com/107039400476054775954/posts/agDzyTcYeMB
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/articles
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-article-rich-snippets-guide-updated-for-amp/
schema.orgJSON-LD, MicrodataGoogle
82
Tourism Structured Data Community Group launched8-Dec.-20158-Dec.-2015
https://www.w3.org/community/tourismdata/2015/12/08/call-for-participation-in-the-tourism-structured-web-data-community-group/
https://www.w3.org/community/tourismdata/
schema.orgn/aW3C
83
Local business information and place actions for Google search24-Nov.-201524-Nov.-2015
https://plus.google.com/+MenasheAvramov/posts/UfUvWpzMm2s
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/local-businesses/
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/local-businesses/place-actions-standard
http://www.seoskeptic.com/google-using-schema-org-for-local-business-information/
schema.orgJSON-LDGoogle
84
Google Structured Data Testing Tool updated for schema.org v2.220-Nov.-201520-Nov.-2015
https://twitter.com/danbri/status/667760530019479552
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
85
Google Live Blog carousel markup released18-Nov.-201518-Nov.-2015
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+GoogleDevelopers/posts/UMFfemnynCg
https://developers.google.com/search/pilot/open/live-blogs
schema.orgJSON-LDGoogle
86
schema.org v2.2 released5-Nov.-20155-Nov.-2015
http://blog.schema.org/2015/11/schemaorg-whats-new.html
http://schema.org/version/2.2/
schema.orgn/aschema.org
87
Google introduces Accelerated Mobile Pages7-Oct.-20157-Oct.-2015
https://googleblog.blogspot.ca/2015/10/introducing-accelerated-mobile-pages.html
https://www.ampproject.org/docs/reference/spec.html
https://github.com/ampproject/amphtml/tree/master/examples/metadata-examples
AMP
AMP HTML, AMP JS, JSON-LD, Microdata
Google
88
Apple introduces Apple News8-Jun.-201516-Sep.-2015
http://www.geekwire.com/2015/apple-unveils-news-app-with-new-york-times-espn-and-other-big-publishers-on-board/
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/General/Conceptual/Apple_News_Format_Ref/index.html
https://help.apple.com/newspublisher/icloud/
Apple News FormatRSS, JSON, APIApple
89
Apple releases the App Search Programming Guide for iOS 915-Sep.-201515-Sep.-2015
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/General/Conceptual/AppSearch/RevisionHistory.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40016308-CH99-SW1
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/General/Conceptual/AppSearch/WebContent.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40016308-CH8
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/General/Conceptual/AppSearch/WebContent.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40016308-CH8-SW1
VariousVariousApple
90
Google Shopping requires GTIN, Brand for 50 brands8-Sep.-201515-Sep.-2015
http://googlecommerce.blogspot.ca/2015/09/reach-more-customers-online-add-gtins.html
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/160161
https://support.google.com/merchants/answer/6239390
Google Shopping Product FeedFeed (TXT, XML), APIGoogle Shopping
For merchants targeting Australia, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or the United States
91
Wikidata Query Service released7-Sep.-20157-Sep.-2015
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikidata/2015-September/007042.html
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikidata_query_service
https://query.wikidata.org/
WikidataSPARQL APIWikidata
92
auto.schema.org launched (with schema.org v2.1)6-Aug.-20156-Aug.-2015
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemabibex/2015Aug/0000.html
http://schema.org/version/2.1/
http://auto.schema.org/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
93
bib.schema.org launched (with schema.org v2.1)6-Aug.-20156-Aug.-2015
https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-schemabibex/2015Aug/0000.html
http://schema.org/version/2.1/
http://bib.schema.org/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
94
schema.org v2.1 released6-Aug.-20156-Aug.-2015
https://plus.google.com/106943062990152739506/posts/eT7SjF22rhy
http://schema.org/version/2.1/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
95
Critic reviews in Google Knowledge Graph4-Aug.-20154-Aug.-2015
https://developers.googleblog.com/2015/08/using-schemaorg-markup-to-promote-your.html
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/critic-reviews
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
96
Recipe rich snippets in Google search results - JSON-LD24-Jul.-201524-Jul.-2015
https://plus.google.com/+MariyaMoeva/posts/VEHT5Jco59b
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/recipes
https://plus.google.com/+TonyMcCreath/posts/ajndNCHUKjR
http://www.seoskeptic.com/first-rich-snippets-from-json-ld-spotted-in-the-wild/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
97
schema.org v2.0 released13-May-201512-May-2015
http://blog.schema.org/2015/05/schema.html
http://schema.org/version/2.0/
http://schema.org/docs/extension.html
http://www.seoskeptic.com/schema-org-2-0-released/
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
98
Facebook introduces Instant Articles12-May-201512-May-2015
https://media.fb.com/2015/05/12/instantarticles/
https://instantarticles.fb.com/
https://developers.facebook.com/docs/instant-articles/guides/articlecreate
Instant ArticlesRSS, API, POSHFacebook
99
schema.org v1.93 released4-Feb.-20154-Feb.-2015
http://www.lazaruscorporation.co.uk/blogs/arts-tech/posts/schemadotorg-visualartwork-goes-live
http://schema.org/docs/releases.html
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaschema.org
100
Event rich snippets in Google search results - JSON-LD15-Jan.-201515-Jan.-2015
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2015/01/upcoming-events-in-knowledge-graph.html
https://developers.google.com/structured-data/rich-snippets/events
schema.orgJSON-LD, Microdata, RDFaGoogle
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