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 Ranking Update, Mobile First Index Expands, News Meta Keyword Gone & More
This week, we reported about a possible Google algorithm and ranking update in search. Google said they will be expanding their mobile-first index over the next several weeks...
- Google Defends False, Offensive & Fake Search Suggestions As People's Real Searches
A couple of days ago, Danny Sullivan, who is now tasked with defending Google, or as he likes to put it, explain how Google works so that people understand better when the results out of Google look wrong - same difference right...
- Google: Schema & Structured Data Is Here For The Long Run
If you follow this site, you will see there is a theme with Google - that theme is that they keep investing more and more into schema and markup. They keep adding more support for it and they keep encouraging webmasters and publishers to add it to their web sites...
- Google Search Console Lets You Filter By Differences
A new feature added to the new Google Search Console is the ability to filter your performance reports to only show differences of X value...
- Bug? Google Search Console Time Spent Downloading A Page Metric Drops.
If you login to your Google Search Console account, click on the "Crawl Stats" section under the "Crawl" drop down, you will see the last report that shows time spent downloading a page (in milliseconds) shows a huge drop in the metric...
- Max Prin - The Search Community Honors You
- Google Logo Baked Into Foosball Table
Here is one of the many foosball tables at Google but for some reason, it looks like some Googler vandalized this one to make it into a Google logo or signage. This was shared on Instagram and their
- Notice: Blog Commenting & Twitter Post Changes
This is a notice sort of blog post about some changes that have happened regarding commenting on this site as well as automated tweeting from this site...
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- How much of Twitter actually ð" shows up ð" in Google search? How has indexation of Twitter changed over the years? I've been tracking this for four years now. Here's my 2018 results! https://t.co/LeTktTfFPN, Eric Enge on Twitter
- If you're looking at the logs for html pages, I think the average is about 80/20 across the board, so you'd usually see a noticeable difference (YMMV, sites can be very different).â¦ https://t.co/CD6nOjmhUQ, John Mueller on Twitter
- Twitter Purges Accounts For Creating New After Being Suspended, WebmasterWorld
- Update to YouTube Analytics demographic report, YouTube Help