Daily Search Forum Recap: February 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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: New Ad Label Doesn't Confuse Searchers
    As you know, yesterday, Google began rolling out the new green outlined ad label for the AdWords ads. The difference is pretty basic. Here is the old label: Here is the new label: Not a huge difference...
  • Google Warns About Using Contests For Links
    Google's John Mueller reluctantly explained in a live webmaster video this week on YouTube at the 31:22 mark that he would "watch out" when using contests to get links. He said the links might not be "clean" and if you are doing it to "exchange something" that is against their link...
  • DuckDuckGo & Other Search Providers Respond To Google Site Search Closure
    Google announced the other day they are closing their Site Search product, which is a paid internal search service. Keep in mind, the free version is still available and is not closing. But DuckDuckGo and Cludo jumped on the news to promote their site search features...
  • Google: Removing HTTP URL Via Search Console Removes Other Versions Too
    John Mueller from Google said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that if you remove the HTTP version from the Google Search Console, it may remove the other versions as well...
  • Exoplanet Discovery: Google Posts Special Logo
    Google's home page has a rare late day Doodle, special logo, this one is for the NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope finding the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star...
  • Google Skateboard Art
    Check it out, a wood skateboard mounted on a wall with the Google logo. This is called skateboard art because it is on a wall and has the Google logo, I guess. It was posted on Twitter by the USF Dig

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