Google Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Will Not Impact Tablet Searches

Apr 3, 2015 - 7:47 am 14 by

smartphone vs tabletBelieve it or not, there is still confusion around the upcoming mobile-friendly algorithm that Google is pushing live on April 21st.

The algorithm will only impact searches done on smartphones - only. This does not impact desktop searches and it does not impact tablet searches.

Want proof?

(1) Google's official Twitter channel posted this on Twitter:

(2) Do a search on smartphone vs tablet, do you see the "mobile-friendly" label? Nope.

Tablet:

Google Search Tablet

Smartphone:

Google Search Smartphone

Again, this algorithm only impacts searches done on smartphones, which can be a significant percentage of your referrals.

Forum discussion at Twitter & Moz.

 

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