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 Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Google: Real Time Penguin Algorithm Should Launch In Weeks
Gary Illyes from Google did it again, he said on Twitter that he thinks the Penguin update that was expected in 2015, that was then delayed due to the holidays and now was expected this month should launch within weeks...
- Google On AMP Adoption Rate: No Numbers To Share, But Likes Where It's Heading
This morning, Google added AMP error reports to the Google Search Console and Google is heavily pushing AMP onto Google News publishers (yes, I am making an effort to test it here...
- Google Revamps Webmaster Home With New Design & Three New Tools
The picture above is an animated GIF of the new Google home page for webmasters at www.google.com/webmasters. Google made the webmaster portal really pretty and fun to walk through. They also added three new tools...
- Google: Recent Spammy Content In Search Results Unrelated To Other Google Updates
Earlier this month, we reported that more and more searchers and webmasters are spotting hacked content in Google. The truth is, the chatter around spammy or hacked content has recently grown in the past couple weeks...
- Google Shows AMP Error Report In Google Search Console
Google is amping up AMP, Accelerated Mobile Pages, and they added error reports to the Google Search Console. If you have deployed AMP pages for your news site...
- The Google Dance T-Shirts
Elisabeth Osmeloski from the SMX team posted her t-shirt collection from the Google Dance events. She said these are most of them and soon she will be adding a new one. As you know, SMX West will ha
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- @steveplunkett fair point. I'll ask someone to take a look. Thanks for the report! @mattcutts @google, Gary Illyes on Twitter
- Bing Keyword Planner Now Enhanced With Version 2, WebmasterWorld
- Petition · SEOs , Google, Bing: Stop all SEOs from Using the Phrase "Link Juice"., Change.org
- The answer to "When & whither?" -- surprise, surprise... there IS a scandal…, Google+ - Dan Russell
- A Big Thank You!, blackhatworld.com