Daily Search Forum Recap: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

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 Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Update Done, Bing Answers Yes Or No, Google's Nofollow Change & Much More

May 22, 2020 • 8:34 am | Comments (1) by twitter

This week, Google confirmed that the May 2020 core update is completely rolled out. We may be seeing some ranking algorithmic tremors in the past day or so. I released a new fun site named WasThereAGoogleUpdate.com, it is fun...

Poll: Does Position One In Google Matter More Now Than 10 Years Ago

May 22, 2020 • 7:41 am | Comments (5) by twitter

Kevin Indig posted a poll on Twitter, which I retweeted, asking how much does position number one on Google matter today vs 10 years ago? I am a bit surprised to see the responses to this question. In short, it seems SEOs are super split on this.

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Google Branded Roomba
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 22, 2020 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Ancient GoogleBot - Figura
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Former Miss Universe At Google NYC On A Scooter
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 20, 2020 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Martin Splitt Has New Sheep Neighbors
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Steve Jobs Lunch At Google With Larry Page & Eric Schmidt In 2007
Source: Flickr by Twitter May 18, 2020 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)

How To Remove "Uploaded By" From The Google Search Result Snippet

May 22, 2020 • 7:31 am | Comments (1) by twitter

In February we covered some complaints about Google showing "uploaded by" in some of the search result snippets. Often, the upload by will cite the person who uploaded the video and not the person who wrote the content on the page where the snippet is coming from. An SEO named Stephen said he was able to remove the uploaded by section with a meta tag.

Matt Cutts Predicts How Search Works In 2020 Ten Years Ago

May 22, 2020 • 7:21 am | Comments (2) by twitter

April 2010, Matt Cutts who was working at Google on search, was asked how does he see search working in a decade from now. It is always fun to look at predictions from the past and see how they came out.