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 Algorithm Tweaks, Search Console Rolling, Google News Delisting & Facebook News Feed
This week we covered more ongoing tweaks to the Google search algorithms. We also covered the roll out of the new Search Console with 16 months of data, new API data also and more…
Google Image Search Does Not Index Images From CSS
Google’s John Mueller said this morning in a webmaster hangout at the 20:55 mark that Google Image search does not index and rank images from CSS background code…
Is Your Site Still Not Listed In Google News After Bug?
If you are not back in the Google News index, chances are, you were not removed due to this bug. But if you believe you were, Valerie Streit from Google gave those publishers advice.
Facebook Will Show Less Content From Publishers & Brands In News Feed
I try hard not to cover Facebook or social media topics here but this is a big one, Facebook announced they are going to be updating the news feed algorithm to show more content from your friends and less content from publishers and brand pages…
Google Search Result Snippet With Embedded Image Carousel
Shobhit Saxena shared with me on Twitter what may be a new feature in the Google search results – although, it does not feel 100% new. We’ve seen images in the organic search results snippets, we have even image carousels on mobile and of course…
JP Sherman – The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.
JP Sherman, 45 years old is a native Californian but lives now in the Raleigh…
Google’s Danny Sullivan & Search Engine Land’s Michelle Robbins On A Star Trek Cruise
Check it out, Danny Sullivan who now works at Google is with Michelle Robbin’s of Search Engine Land on a Star Trek cruise. They took this picture and posted it on Twitter as they got their drinks wh
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Acquires Sound Technology Company, Redux, WebmasterWorld
- New GMB Procedure – “Claim” Listing, Local Search Forum
- Best local SEO blog? Vote now!, Local Search Forum
- Going from Adsense to DFP – is it worth it?, WebmasterWorld
- Manually reviewed ads keep getting disapproved, WebmasterWorld