Daily Search Forum Recap: June 20, 2016

Jun 20, 2016 - 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 AdWords Click To Text Ads
    As I reported at Search Engine Land late Friday, Google is testing a new AdWords ad extension that allows searchers to text information to the advertiser through the AdWords ad...
  • Matt Cutts Temporarily Joining The Pentagon's Defense Digital Service
    Matt Cutts, who joined Google in January 2000 and lead Google's web spam efforts, announced on his blog he is leaving Google for a short period of time to help the US Digital Service department...
  • Google PSA: Not In Google's Cache? It Can Still Rank.
    This is an obvious point for most of you, but Google's John Mueller explained on Twitter that even if a page isn't in Google's cache, it can still rank just as well as other pages. He wrote, "pages can rank without an accessible cache...
  • Watch The Google AMP Hangout & Give Feedback
    We've written about Google AMP a lot here and I wanted to share a recent hangout from last week with Googlers such as John Mueller, Emeric...
  • Google: Links Found In Google Search Console Are In Google's Index
    In Google Hangout on Google+ from last week, Google's John Mueller said at the 54:15 mark that links found within the link tool in the Google Search Console are within Google's index. Simon in the hangout asked about it because he believed that often...
  • Google Father's Day Gift To Employees
    Nicolas Bortolotti from the Google Mexico office posted a photo on Google+ of a Father's Day gift he received from the company. It has a nice blue card with a rich looking black box. I am not sure wh
  • Father's Day Logos & Themes From Google, Bing & Dogpile
    Today is Father's day and the day is now over for me at 7:30pm ET, I am exhausted, I have a lot of young kids. :) In any event, the search engines, at least some of them, have special logos and themes for the day. Google and Bing and even Dogpile have logos and themes. Ask...

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