Daily Search Forum Recap: January 27, 2022

Jan 27, 2022 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

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

Google Maps "Updates From Customers" A Nightmare For Business Listings?

Jan 27, 2022 • 7:51 am | Comments (3) by twitter

Google has added to Google business profiles listings in the Google Maps interface a section named "updates from customers." This seems to show some recent reviews from Google Local Guides and this might be a concern for some businesses where Google may highlight a review that might not be what you want your customers to see.

Stuck In Google Search Dark Mode Bug

Jan 27, 2022 • 7:41 am | Comments (0) by twitter

There seems to be a bug that Google is working on where some searchers are getting left in the dark. Well, stuck in Google's dark mode or dark theme setting and unable to go back to light theme. Google's community manager, Minhaj K., said it is investigating the reports of this issue.

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Polestar At GooglePlex
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Cotton Candy At  Google Shanghai
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Toddler Shredding Tricycle At GooglePlex Parking Lot
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Stunning Dublin View From Google
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Google NYC Conference Room View
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Google Page Experience & Core Web Vitals Label Probably Won't Go Live

Jan 27, 2022 • 7:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter

In November 2020, Google said we may see a label for the Google page experience update show up in the search result snippets. Then in December 2020 we saw actual examples in the raw of Google testing this icon and label in the search results. In January 2021, Google said it might not go live and we didn't know if it would go live.

Multiple Google Search Console Properties For Same Site Is Okay

Jan 27, 2022 • 7:21 am | Comments (0) by twitter

It is okay to have multiple properties verified for the same site in Google Search Console. It is not a bad thing, it won't hurt you, in fact, it might give you more granular data to use if you do. In fact, John Mueller of Google confirmed it is fine to have multiple properties verified for the same site in Google Search Console.