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:
Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Update, Mobile First Rollout, More Search Console Data & More
Google might be rolling out a new search ranking algorithm change now, we will keep watching it. Google said the mobile first index is live for a few sites but will never stop rolling out. Google does push this mobile first index live on the host level…
Google Search Algorithm & Ranking Update Brewing?
Over the past 24-48 hours there has been an uptick in chatter across social media, the SEO communities and the forum threads around Google ranking and search results shifts. In fact…
Google: Pruning Content Never Should Have Worked For Panda
The other day, we reported that Gary Illyes from Google said that pruning content was not safe so I asked him about it at SMX East yesterday. Gary did say you could use this tactic in the past, back in 2015.
Google Search Console Beta Launch Should Give Us A Years Worth Of Data
Google has been promising more than 90 days worth of data in the Google Search Console, formerly Webmaster Tools, since 2013 and they have been teasing us with it over and over again since…
Google Local Panel Shows “Inside This Place”
Google seems to be rolling out a new feature for the local knowledge panel named “inside this place.” Sergey Alakov posted on Twitter about it and it shows under the local Q&A box for some local businesses…
Google Office Ready For Halloween
Here is a photo from one of the Google offices getting set up for Halloween. You can see the scary Google sign with cobwebs and those creepy dolls witches use, of course the pumpkin and spiders. Are
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Twitter Beats Estimates With $590 Million Sales, WebmasterWorld
- @ryonflack @methode If *you’re* embedding them on your pages, who is in control of your page’s speed? 😉, John Mueller on Twitter
- Alphabet Q3 Revenue $27.8 billion, up 24pct, WebmasterWorld
- Facebook and WhatsApp to Face EU Investigation Over Data Sharing, WebmasterWorld
- Improving the technology behind our monetization icons, YouTube Help
- Microsoft Q1 Reports $24.5 Billion Revenue up 12pct, WebmasterWorld
- Search Analytics for Sheets now works with property sets, yay! https://t.co/8p9eTKCTl1 https://t.co/GGpVVEzk9E, Mihai Aperghis on Twitter
- Twitter Reports 4pct Increase in MAUs to 330 Million, WebmasterWorld
- Yellow monetization icons – more info and resources!, YouTube Help