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:
- I Want A Google No Date/Timestamp Penalty
As you all know, I read a lot about search news on both official news sites, large and small blogs and all the way down to social media posts and forum posts. The news sites...
- Google: Why Would A Mobile-Friendly Site Rank Drastically Worse On Mobile?
John Mueller in a Google Hangout on Google+ this past Friday was asked a question around why would a site that is mobile-friendly according to Google, not rank as well on mobile search than it does on desktop search...
- Google My Business & Ads Looking For Trusted Testers
Elisabeth from Google posted in the Google My Business Help forums news that Google is now looking for "trusted testers" aka beta testers for new features within the Google My Business department including organic and ads...
- Google My Business Spreadsheet Upload Process Updated
Google has quietly updated the process for uploading your spreadsheet to the Google My Business console. The main new thing is that you no longer have to review the changes after you upload your spreadsheet...
- 3 Years Later, Google Still Internally Discussing Giving Webmasters More Search Console Data
Zineb from Google said on Twitter that Google is still talking about giving webmasters more than 90-days worth of data in the Google Search Console. @Jonny_J_ we are thinking about it, but no big update right now...
- Doctor Wall Sign: Do Not Confuse Your Google Search With My Medical Degree
Doctor Pascal Meier, a Cardiologist, posted a picture on Twitter of a sign hanging in his office with the Google logo. The sign reads "Please do not confuse your Google search with my medical degree."
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing "Introducing the Bing Network", WebmasterWorld
- comScore January 2016 U.S. Desktop Search Engine Rankings, WebmasterWorld
- Le TLD de #google ".google" est mal configuré. @google Divulgue même une adresse Gmail. @rustybrick @JohnMu https://t.co/qDxpyiFHz1, Aymen Loukil on Twitter
- No results count on site: operator in Chrome for iOS? Cc @rustybrick https://t.co/xG4dH0k9By, John Doherty on Twitter
- Report: Google Project Loon Starts Tests in Sri Lanka, WebmasterWorld
- 14 reasons you really shouldn't ignore DuckDuckGo, WebmasterWorld
- Google & Paid Directory Listings, WebmasterWorld
- Google Ideas becomes Jigsaw Today, we’re announcing the expansion of Google…, Google+ - Eric Schmidt
- Today's #GoogleDoodle wishes happy 235th birthday to René Laennec, doctor, keen…, Google+ - Google UK
- Youtube account monetization links down with 500 Internal Server Error https://t.co/sCBoWfR8Ff @rustybrick https://t.co/EpbuASha5e, Sunny K. Ujjawal on Twitter