Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

Google evolves AMP with visually rich multimedia stories

 Google is advancing its Accelerated Mobile Pages to the next level with the release of an all new story format optimized to enable publishers to build and share content rich in visuals, video and animation. A far cry from the predominantly text-based content such as news and recipes associated with AMP in its earlier […]

Google picks up Relay Media to accelerate AMP efforts

Google picks up Relay Media to accelerate AMP efforts

Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) format, aimed at creating faster-loading versions of webpages for mobile browsing, has received a big boost today with the search giant acquiring tech firm Relay Media. Relay Media was co-founded by David Gehring, a former Google employee, and has been involved in the AMP Project since its inception as part of a joint […]

Google may be introducing a Snapchat Discover-like feature

Google may be introducing a Snapchat Discover-like feature

Google is reportedly developing a feature, based on its AMP (accelerated mobile pages) service, that works in a similar way to Snapchat’s Discover section. Stamp, a portmanteau of ‘Stories’ and AMP, will see publishers create visually-oriented content through a series of ‘swipeable’ slides including text, photos and video – according to the Wall Street Journal. The […]

Google Teams Up with Cloudflare and TripleLift for Better AMP Ads

Google Teams Up with Cloudflare and TripleLift for Better AMP Ads

Google is partnering with internet security provider Cloudflare and native programmatic ad network TripleLift to improve its Accelerated Mobile Page (AMP) ads. This partnership coincides with the introduction of Firebolt, a Cloudflare solution that speeds up and secures ad delivery. Firebolt is said to enable ‘ad networks to improve the ad viewing experience for increased […]