We’ve curated some of the big news surrounding Schema markup for the week to help you stay on top of changes and news:
Google added language to specify that product schema markup can be used in image search now.
Google is expanding its “featured snippets,” the portion of text that is returned above a search result to give you quick answers without having to click through, as reported by TechCrunch.
Contributor Tony Edward explains the new, more advanced schema markup for products called GS1 SmartSearch and how it helps listings gain visibility in the search results.
Bing has been using JSON-LD as a signal, but we are still building out the verification tools as part of the Webmaster Tools offering.
The API enables you to pull Bing Knowledge Graph information about people, places, things, and local businesses into your sites and apps.