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:
Google Can’t Get Away From PageRank, Blame Moz Domain Authority
For years and years, Google has been trying to get away from having webmasters and SEOs focus on their PageRank score. They finally killed off toolbar PageRank a year ago but now, time and time again, people are selling “domain authority…
Google Tests A Darker & More Bold AMP Logo In The Search Results
Aleyda Solis posted on Twitter a screen shot of the new mobile interface but with yet a new addition, a bolder and darker AMP logo in the search results.
Back Button On Google Loading Blank Page: Bug For Some
It seems there are many searchers complaining in the Google Web Search Help forums that the back button is malfunctioning on Google search. Searchers are saying that when they click it…
Matt McGee Is Also Leaving The Search Industry
Matt McGee has announced and posted on Twitter he is leaving the search industry, including Third Door Media and its properties, Search Engine Land, Marketing Land and MarTech Today.
After 9 yrs…
Google Tests Fade Away People Also Search For Box
Robin Rozhon shared a screen shot on Twitter of yet another test for how Google displays the “people also search for” search results user interface…
Google Tests Rate & Review Call To Action In Local Panel
Google is testing a new call to action within the Google local panels to encourage searchers to rate and review local businesses. Sergey Alakov spotted this one, of course, and posted it on Twitter…
Google Checker Colored & India Flag Lite Ceiling
Here is a photo I found on Twitter from Nikhil Chawla of the lobby at the New Delhi, India Google office. As you can see, the ceiling has both an checker board black and white pattern, as well as the
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Hovering over a video thumbnail on desktop now shows you a 3-second preview. Try it out! https://t.co/jqIc1UxloZ, Team YouTube on Twitter
- Celebrating the ICC 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup, Google Doodle
- Google In-Article Ads Not Appearing, WebmasterWorld
- SERPs Update? – Bing, WebmasterWorld