Daily Search Forum Recap: November 27, 2020

Nov 27, 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 Ranking Fluctuations, Featured Snippets With Augmented Links, Google-Generated Web Stories Deindexed & New Crawl Stats

Nov 27, 2020 • 8:22 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Although this is the Thanksgiving holiday week, it was not slow at all in terms of search news and changes. First, we had an unconfirmed Google search ranking update earlier this week...

Click Bots Won't Improve Your Google Rankings

Nov 27, 2020 • 7:51 am | Comments (13) by twitter

A post on Reddit asks what is stopping someone from building a bot to click on your Google search result listings, going to your site, spending some time there and sending Google positive click data. The truth is, no one is stopping you from doing this but it won't help your Google rankings if you ask Google.

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Google's Martin Splitt Gets A Trim
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Google On Sticks
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The New GooglePlex - Google Dome
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 24, 2020 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Toasty Google Gmail Mug GIF
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Google Mural Painting In Office During The Pandemic
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Google Local Suggest An Edit Placement Moved On Mobile

Nov 27, 2020 • 7:41 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google has moved the feature to "suggest an edit" from in the main mobile list view of a local listing to in the three vertical dots bar. So it is a bit harder to find now but it now takes up less space in the local panel.

Google Maps Tests Address Numbers On The Map

Nov 27, 2020 • 7:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google seems to be testing displaying address numbers in the Google Maps user interface. I personally cannot replicate this but Joy Hawkins was able to see it and shared a screen shot.