Google’s latest update is a part of the company’s support for data journalists through Google News Initiative.
Neighbourhood Technology Desk/Avi Arya: When it comes to text, videos or images, millions of people around the world rely on Google Search to get the relevant results. Now Google has identified ways to make the results of even tabular data search even more effective.
How does it work?
News organisations that publish data in the form of tables can add additional structured data to make the data-set parts of the page easier to identify for use in relevant Search features. Adding structured data to their existing HTML of a page, which means that news organisations can still control how their tables are presented to readers.