Daily Search Forum Recap: March 14, 2018

Mar 14, 2018 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | 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:

  • Google Shows Answer Without Any Search Results
    Google is showing answers in the search results without showing any organic listings or ads or anything but the answer. Yehoshua Coren posted on Twitter a screen shot of him going to Google and Google returning the answer and a button to show search results...
  • Google Image Search Adds Captions To Search Results From Your Page Titles
    Google announced yesterday they have added captions to the image search results in Google Image search. They get the captions by using the title attribute from the web page the image is on...
  • Google Automatically Ignores Many Links Including Amazon Affiliate Links
    Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google does not "pass signals through a lot of different kinds of links," when asked if Google automatically nofollow Amazon affiliate links. He added "so I wouldn't be surprised if that were the case here...
  • Google Sets Aggressive Limits On Request Indexing Fetch Tool
    As many of you know, Google has set new quotas for the Fetch as Google submit to index feature because of spam and abuse. But it still seems there is a cat and mouse game...
  • Greg Gifford - The Search Community Honors You
    This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series - feel free to nominate someone over here. Greg Gifford is 45 years old and lives in Allen, Texas with his wife, sons ages 13 and 8, and daughter age 4...
  • Pi Day Google Doodle Celebrates 30th Anniversary
    The Google Doodle on the home page today on March 14th celebrates the 30th anniversary of Pi Day. The day is celebrated every year on March 14th (3.14). The day is dedicated to the mathematical constant. 30 years ago today is was recognized by physicist Larry Shaw...
  • Google Book Tree
    Here is a book tree at the Google Tel Aviv office. The picture was posted on Instagram by Jessica Nadine Barlow who said she got a tour of the office there in Israel. Oh Google, your office designs.

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