Daily Search Forum Recap: February 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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:

  • Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Update, Google Assistant Ads, Indexing API, Reviews, Local & More
    I went fast, covered a lot, really fast, sorry - I forgot to slow down but hopefully you can play this video in slow motion? I covered the Google search algorithm tremors from this week...
  • Google: Don't Break The Rules Even If Competitors Are
    Google's John Mueller at least twice this week had to respond on Twitter suggesting that SEOs do not break the rules, go against the Google webmaster guidelines, simply because others are getting away with it.
  • Google Flights Search Results Box Drops
    When you do flight related queries for travel, often you would see a search box at the top showing the vertical search feature from Google Flights. Well, it seems the number of times that box shows up has significantly dropped over the past 24 hours.
  • Google News Search Related Coverage Expandable Snippet Carousel
    Here is a GIF of what I think is a new form of snippet feature in the Google News mobile search results. You can see how under the snippet, there is a link to expand to show "related coverage." When you click on it, it expands and shows more stories in a carousel interface.
  • John Mueller & Google Webmaster Office Hangouts Move Off Google+
    With the closure of Google+ just around the corner, Google's John Mueller is experimenting with ways to communicate new up and coming webmaster office hour hangouts on YouTube Live. Previously he used Google+ to collect the questions, before that there was a feature called Google Moderator and now there is not much.
  • Google Valentine's Day Breakfast
    Here is a photo from Instagram of Google's chefs cooking up some special treats for breakfast time yesterday on Valentine's day. Mariana Bechert said Just helping the Masterchef @sikor.36 to make an

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