Daily Search Forum Recap: September 30, 2022

Sep 30, 2022 • 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.

Google is testing "more like this" star feature...

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Core & Product Reviews Update Done, Local Search Ranking Bug Fixed, Search On Event Recap & More

Sep 30, 2022 • 8:01 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google has finished rolling out both the September 2022 core update and product reviews update on Monday, September 26th - yes, there is a lot of confusion. Google fixed a bug with the local search rankings and service area businesses. Google had its big Search On event...

Google "More Like This" Star Search Snippet Feature

Sep 30, 2022 • 7:51 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google is testing a new feature that places a large and smaller star next to the search result snippet. When you click on the star icons, you are presented with a box beneath that search result snippet that shows a "more like this" section.

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3D Chrome Google Sign
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 30, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Ballroom Dancing
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 29, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Chicago Tumblers
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 28, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Wood Room Area
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 27, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Google Dublin Stairs
Source: Flickr by Twitter September 26, 2022 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)

Google Tests Shady Design For Product Panels

Sep 30, 2022 • 7:41 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google is testing another design for the product panels in Google Search. This new design shades the boxes for some of the products and reviews, etc. It also moves some of the filters around.

Google Search: When A Brand Becomes More Popular Than The Meaning Of The Word

Sep 30, 2022 • 7:31 am | Comments (1) by twitter

There are some brands that have generic names that have become more popular than the actual meaning of the word. In those cases, Google Search may rank or show information about the brand over the meaning of the word.