Daily Search Forum Recap: May 4, 2017

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • May 2017 Google Webmaster Report

  • Google: Stop Optimizing For RankBrain; It’s Irrelevant

    So we know Google has told us before that you cannot optimize for RankBrain, that there is no RankBrain score. RankBrain is more of a query thing where Google tries to better understand the searcher’s intent with the query and brings back documents based on that…

  • Google Search Console Working On New AMP Features
    Yesterday, Google’s John Mueller sent out an email to a number of Search Console beta testers asking if they are interested in trying out some new AMP…
  • Google Home Services Ads Now With 3 Card Design

    Google seems to have pushed out a new design for the home services ads. Instead of the linear format, now Google is showing three cards horizontally across the top of the Google home page…

  • Google Mobile Search Gets Fresh & Viral AMP Carousel

    Google seems to be testing or rolling out a new form of the AMP carousel in the mobile search results. This is similar to top news or recipes and the like, but this one is labeled “fresh and viral.” I was personally able to replicate it in one of my tests…

  • Googley Light Fixture
    Here is a photo of several Googley colored polls coming out of the ceiling with lights at the end of them. It looks like a Google light fixture of sorts, a Googley light fixture. It was posted on Ins

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