Google: Only Google's Core Ten Blue Links Impacted By Mobile-Friendly Algorithm

Apr 13, 2015 • 8:19 am | comments (17) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

mobile seo iconIn response to Jennifer Slegg's awesome coverage of Google's Gary Illyes statement that local pack won't be impacted by the mobile-friendly algorithm, Gary said on Twitter nothing really will be outside of Google's core web search results, the ten blue links.

Gary Illyes from Google posted on Twitter, "just the 10 blue links are" impacted by the mobile-friendly algorithm.

Here is the tweet:

Here are a few more clarification tweets from Gary:

Which is obviously interesting because the In The News box will be impacted (or maybe not) by the mobile algorithm because it is part of the core web results but Google News will not, at least currently.

So the Google local pack will not, probably images, videos, etc will also not be.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld, Local Search Forum and Twitter.

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