Moz: Google Diversity Update Was A Tiny Improvement & Maybe A PR Maneuver

Jun 20, 2019 • 8:25 am | Comments (3) by twitter

Moz published data showing how based on their 10,000 keyword data set that the Google diversity update where Google would infrequently show more than two results from the same domain was a tiny change and possibly done as a PR maneuver to appease the regulators.

Google Asks: Want A Nofollow Filter On The Internal Link Report In Search Console

Jun 20, 2019 • 7:58 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google's Gary Illyes posted a Twitter poll yesterday asking if you would like the Google Search Console team to add a toggle or filter to the internal link report to show which links are nofollowed and not nofollowed.

Google Adds Link To Lyrics Provider & Former Googler Blames Ranking Team For Confused Lyric Result

Jun 20, 2019 • 7:34 am | Comments (1) by twitter

Yesterday, as expected, Google added a link to the footer of the lyrics box to show who they licensed the lyrics from. So now Google can fully say who they got this content from. But what I found even more interesting was how former Google search quality engineer, Brian White, called out Google's ranking team for crediting the wrong band for the song Behind Blue Eyes.

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Googlers Training To Change Tires On Race Cars As Pit Crew
Source: Flickr by Twitter June 20, 2019 • 6:51 am | Comments (0)
Google Jokes: Neural Networks For Babies Book
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Google Mobile Friendly Testing Tool Tests New Evergreen GoogleBot

Jun 20, 2019 • 7:15 am | Comments (0) by twitter

44 days ago, Google announced the new evergreen GoogleBot, a GoogleBot that will be on the latest version of Chromium going forward and that has all the latest features of a modern browser for indexing. But with that, Google said not all the testing tools have been upgraded and we had to wait. Well, now we know the testing tools are almost ready to go live.

Google Webmaster YouTube Channel Breaks 300k Subscribers

Jun 20, 2019 • 7:05 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Did you know that the folks who work in the Google webmaster team are also YouTube celebrities? Yesterday the Google Webmaster YouTube channel surpassed 300,000 YouTube subscribers - that is a big deal in YouTube subscriber world.