Daily Search Forum Recap: May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 - 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 Tests Submitting Question Directly In Search Results
    Manashjyoti Athparia posted in the Gulshan Kumar Forums (hat tip to mayank_jee) a screen shot of Google's search results with a big box letting the searcher submit a question to be answered later by humans...
  • Google AdSense Reports Spam Percentage Rate Metrics
    Image credit to Shutterstock Over the past few days, Google AdSense has been displaying various spam percentage metrics in the Google AdSense reports for publishers. You can get page view spam percentage, ad requests spam percentage, ad spam percentage...
  • Google Featured Snippet More Button
    Image credit to Shutterstock Mordy Oberstein spotted and posted on Twitter what looks to be a new feature for those Google featured snippets. This one shows a more button under the featured snippet (even when the featured snippet is at the top)...
  • Cre8asiteforums Shutting Down On May 25th
    Kim Krause Berg, who we profiled, announced at her Cre8asite Forums that she is closing down the forums after 20 years of operations on May 25, 2018. The date is interesting because of it overlapping with the GDPR date...
  • Brian McDowell - 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. Brian McDowell is 43 years old and lives with his family in the Charlotte, North Carolina region...
  • US Teacher Appreciation Week Google Doodle
    Today on Google's home page in the United States is a special Google Doodle for US Teacher Appreciation Week. Teacher Appreciation Week is a national holiday celebrated in United States of America which takes place in the first full week of May...
  • Google Employees On May 4th With Lightsabers
    This past Friday was May 4th and Googlers love the day because of the geeky nature of it. Here is a photo, one of many, of a Googler holding a lightsaber. He looks to be really into it. He posted the

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