Daily Search Forum Recap: May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Brian White, A Lead Spam Fighter Leaves Google

May 22, 2019 • 7:51 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Brian White worked at Google for over 16 years, joining the company before I started this blog back in November 2002. He worked with Matt Cutts I believe almost his whole time while at Google and fought spam side by side with him and the webspam team all those years.

GoogleBot May Be Injecting Unwanted Meta Data Into Your Page

May 22, 2019 • 7:41 am | Comments (4) by twitter

Let me first start off with the title may sound more scary than it is, but I tried hard to come up with a short title for this post and I failed (traveling this week and I am tired). In short, with the new evergreen GoogleBot able to do more, some ad networks and other embeds GoogleBot can now render may render meta data, titles, canonicals, etc into your body content.

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Google Juice - Drinking The Google Water
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 22, 2019 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Street View Car In A Ditch
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 21, 2019 • 7:00 am | Comments (1)
The Hit Machine Drummers At Google
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 20, 2019 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Garden
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 17, 2019 • 7:03 am | Comments (0)
GoogleBot Jewelry From Pandora Charms
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 16, 2019 • 7:30 am | Comments (0)

Bing Explains How To Submit URLs Via API

May 22, 2019 • 7:32 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Remember earlier this year Bing wanted to slow crawling the web and request webmasters to push them content via their URL submission tool. They expanded their rate limits and opened their API for it. Now, Bing posted an easy to understand how to blog post on this topic.

Google Tests Renaming Posts To Updates

May 22, 2019 • 7:22 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Mike Blumenthal spotted Google renaming the Google Posts section in the local knowledge panel from "Posts" to "Updates."