Daily Search Forum Recap: November 30, 2022

Nov 30, 2022 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter mastodon

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.

Google says again, but more strongly...

Google: We Have Algorithms To Detect & Demote AI Altered Plagiarized Content

Nov 30, 2022 • 7:41 am | Comments (1) by twitter mastodon

Duy Nguyen from Google's search quality team said in the Google office hours video that Google has "algorithms to go after" those who post AI plagiarized content, he the algorithms can "demote site scraping content from other sites."

Google: We Do Not Crawl & Index Niche Shorter Content More Or Better

Nov 30, 2022 • 7:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter mastodon

In the last Google office hours, Gary Illyes said that Google is not more likely to crawl or index shorter or more niche content better or worse than other forms of content. Just because the content is shorter and potentially cheaper to crawl, it doesn't mean Google will index that content faster or any better than longer content.

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Google Has An Indoor Merry-Go-Round
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 30, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Lizzi Sassman's Dog Co-Stars With John Mueller In Google Video
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 29, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
New Google Glass Structure With Stained Glass At GooglePlex
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 28, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Gary Illyes Eating Japanese Dishes
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 25, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Buttons Game Cake
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 23, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)

Google: A Page's Content Does Not Need To Be Indexed For That Page To Be Indexed

Nov 30, 2022 • 7:21 am | Comments (0) by twitter mastodon

Here is a good one-liner from Google's John Mueller on the technicalities of the Google index. John said on Twitter "A page's content doesn't need to be indexed for a page to be indexed."

Google: HTTP/3 Likely Won't Help Your SEO

Nov 30, 2022 • 7:11 am | Comments (0) by twitter mastodon

Google's John Mueller said on the last Google office hours that using HTTP/3 for your server will likely not have any impact on your SEO or rankings in Google Search. He said it also would not likely lead to much or any gains in terms of your core web vitals scores.