Daily Search Forum Recap: March 28, 2023

Mar 28, 2023 - 3:00 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.

Google Search Console has broken out more detail in your product performance with Merchant listings and Product snippets. Google Search Console also updated the Core Web Vitals report. Google Ads Editor version 2.3 is now out. Bing now fixed the missing data in Bing Webmaster Tools. Most SEOs think Bing Chat is better than Google Bard. Oh and the March 2023 Google core update finished rolling out today - more on that tomorrow.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google Search Console Breaks Out Merchant Listings and Product Snippets Reporting
    Google has updated some of the reporting within Google Search Console to break out the Merchant listings and Product snippets differences. You can see the difference in performance between how your search results do between Merchant listings and Product snippets now in Search Console.
  • Google Search Console Core Web Vitals Report Update
    Google updated the Core Web Vitals report in Google Search Console on March 27, 2023. The update may have resulted in a change in the number of URLs in your Core Web Vitals report, the search company wrote.
  • Google Ads Editor Version 2.3 Gains Business Information Assets, Location Assets & More
    Google has released version 2.3 of the Google Ads Editor, this comes four and a half months since version 2.2 was released in November 2022. The new version gains image assets, location assets, b business information assets, PMAX text asset automation, bid explorer...
  • Microsoft Fixes Missing Data In Bing Webmaster Tools API
    Microsoft has fixed the missing data in the Bing Webmaster Tools API. As a reminder, there was a bug that caused the Bing Webmaster Tools API to stop working, then Microsoft fixed it but about a weeks of data was missing. Now, Microsoft has filled the data gap with the missing data.
  • Bing Chat Bests Google Bard Says SEOs
    By now, many of you, not all of you, have played with both Bing Chat and Google Bard. So far, about 70% of SEOs find Bing Chat to be better than Google Bard, based on a small Twitter poll by Brodie Clark.
  • Google Barbers At Dublin Office
    Google had some event where it brought in some barbers to give Googlers in the Dublin office some designer cuts. The post on Instagram shows this was at some Google unwrapped event, in the "rebalance

Other Great Search Threads:

Search Engine Land Stories:

Other Great Search Stories:


Industry & Business

Links & Content Marketing

Local & Maps

Mobile & Voice



Other Search


Have feedback on this daily recap; let me know on Twitter @rustybrick or @seroundtable, you can follow us on Facebook and make sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or just contact us the old fashion way.


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google Ranking Volatility, Tons Of Google Bugs, Most Read Articles, Bing Deep Search & Quality... - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: March 1, 2024

Mar 1, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Volatility, Tons Of Google Bugs, Most Read Articles, Bing Deep Search & Quality & SEOs Not Loving Google

Mar 1, 2024 - 8:01 am

Google Court Document Says Search Quality Continues To Improve

Mar 1, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Structured Data Carousels Beta Documentation Added

Mar 1, 2024 - 7:41 am

Now You Can Opt Out Of Google Search Place Entities In Page Insights

Mar 1, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google Maps

Google Updates Business Profiles Customer Interactions Every Few Days

Mar 1, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google Search Console Core Web Vitals Report Update