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 Repeats: Don't Remove Authorship Markup From Your Pages
Remember when Google killed off authorship in 2014? I am sure you do. But remember when I covered in October 2015 that Google says you should keep authorship markup on your site if you haven't removed it yet...
- Google News Carousel Gets Category Toggle
Google is testing a new format for the news carousel that lets users swipe between categories of news. This new carousel will show both AMP and non AMP news in the top news section...
- Google Travel Search Now Shows Pricing For Your Whole Vacation
Google announced they expanded their travel search to let you plane your whole vacation to destinations around the world and quickly give you pricing overviews for flights...
- Google AdWords Testing Scrollable Product Listing Ads
Google is testing a new format for the product listing ads, Google AdWords shopping ads...
- Google App Indexing API To Get Bitcode Support & Fixes Energy Sucking Bug On iOS
The Google App Indexing API for iOS recently fixed a bug where it would result in over energy consumption when the app was running and sometimes lead to the app crashing. Google said they recently fixed this bug in the Google Webmaster Help forums...
- The Zootopia Cast At Google
The Zootopia cast was at Google the other day and the Google Photos team took several photos of them, including them on bikes, wearing noogler hats and more. You can see Ginnifer Goodwin, Tommy Chon
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Is Fixing The “Permanently Closed” Problem, localsearchforum.com
- forcesafesearch.google.com not working, Google Web Search Help
- @dawnieando I don't see noarchive replacing redirects; there's nothing wrong with redirects :), John Mueller on Twitter
- Google+ Business Pages No Longer Displayed in Search Results?, localsearchforum.com
- Opera For Desktop Gets Native Ad Blocking, WebmasterWorld