Daily Search Forum Recap: July 18, 2016

Jul 18, 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 Shows How Many Minutes People Spend At Venues
    Over the weekend Brian Barwig and @NortheasternExt both notified me on Twitter that Google is now showing a new feature in the Google Maps local listings for how long a person typically spends at a specific venue...
  • Google Maps Business Verification Via Email Address?
    Google Maps recently tested the ability to verify your business using video verification but Google is constantly testing different methods of business verification. Kiran C Kumar posted on Twitter that he is receiving an option to verify his Google My Business listing via email...
  • Google Teaches Searchers How To Register To Vote
    Google added a new answer in search to help searchers figure out how to register to vote. If you search on mobile for [register to vote] or similar queries...
  • Google Featured Snippets: Bullet vs Table Form
    @ChrisRussell shared an example of a featured snippet in Google that is in the form of a nicely structured table. That isn't new but I wanted to show you how quickly featured snippets not only come and go for specific sites or queries...
  • Actual Google Fiber
    Richard Hay shared a photo of real Google Fiber. I believe that is what Richard works on at Google, the Google Fiber related backbone. So he shared a photo of real Google Fiber. Unfortunately as Ric

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