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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: February 26, 2016
This week in search, we had Google go live with the AMP pages in the mobile search results this Tuesday. Google said that AMP is not yet a ranking signal. Google is sending AMP error alerts in the Search Console. Google has removed AdWords ads on the right side...
- Google: AMP Not A Ranking Signal Yet
As you know, Google launched AMP in the mobile search results this week. Back in December...
- Google's Chrome Link Was Nofollowed & Discounted
Yesterday we reported that Google bought a link for $350,000 but explained it was a sponsorship and the intent was not to manipulate the search results. Google's John Mueller addressed this case in a Google+ hangout this morning. "It is a weird situation"...
- Google Sends Notices To Fix Errors On Your AMP Pages
Google is sending errors via the Google Search Console to those who set up AMP pages to "fix errors on your AMP pages." The error reads: Google systems have detected that some of your AMP pages do not meet our guidelines and will therefore not show in Google Search AMP-related features...
- Top Stories With AMP Section Added To Structured Data Google Developer Docs
Google has added a new section to the structured data developer documents named Top Stories With AMP. The page pretty much describes how and where AMP stories show, which is in the top stories news carousel in the mobile search results...
- Google AdWords Download Or Print Reports Broken
There is a bug in Google AdWords that will prevent you from downloading or printing reports from the AdWords console. I tested it myself and I received the following error: There was an error with your operation. If you were trying to make a change...
- View From Google's San Francisco Office
Jason Mayes from Google posted another view picture from the Google San Francisco office. We've seen many people post views from this office because it is just that breathtaking. Here is another one
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Facebook Launches Canvas Ads For Mobile, WebmasterWorld
- FYI: There are currently some reporting data delays: https://t.co/DMbpsANJo9 Our engineering team is working on a resolution, Bing Ads on Twitter
- Note from YouTube's Policy Team, YouTube Help
- Our Analytics Academy has a fresh look -- and lots of useful content to improve…, Google+ - Google Analytics
- Google Opens Up Project Shield, Anti DDoS, To All News Sites, WebmasterWorld