In December, Search Engine Land reported on survey data from MindMeld that found that there has been a significant increase in voice assistant and voice search usage, with 60 percent of survey respondents saying that they had started using virtual assistants and voice search in the past 12 months. The range of virtual assistants, such as Siri, Cortana, Google Voice Search/Now, Viv, Amazon Alexa and now Google Home are collectively training people to search using their voices and to become more “conversational” with search and mobile devices. As search continues its migration to mobile devices and a larger percentage of those queries are initiated by voice there are content and SEO implications. In addition, those queries will become more transactional over time as virtual assistants permit bookings and conversions using voice. Get the full story at Search Engine Land Read also "Meet Google assistant: A new search platform, rather than a gadget or an app" at Search Engine Land