Daily Search Forum Recap: July 18, 2018

Jul 18, 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 Automatically Recognizes Broad Site Changes
    Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google already can and does recognize broad site changes and thus there is no need for a button in Google Search Console to communicate these changes...
  • Google Image Search To Change Referrer URL For Tracking
    Google is updating the referrer URL from Google Image search in the upcoming months. This is super important news for anyone who has any web site that uses any form of analytics to track their incoming traffic. Those who use Google Analytics and nothing else...
  • Google My Business Notifications When Local Listings Go Live
    Google's Allyson Wright from the Google My Business team announced in the Google My Business Help forums that a new feature for those that submit new listings to Google My Business is rolling out to notify you when you listings go live in Google Maps or Search...
  • EU Fines Google $5 Billion Over Android Antitrust
    Less than 20 minutes ago, the whopping news broke that the European Union has fined Google $5 billion â'¬4,34 bn over antitrust and competitive laws around Android...
  • Google Logo For German Conductor, Kurt Masur
    Google has a logo on their home page on their US, German, Iceland, Japan and other home pages to remember the life of one of the last old-style maestros, the German conductor Kurt Masur...
  • Takeaki Kanaya Google Birthday Cake Surprise
    Takeaki Kanaya works with the Google webmaster team in the Google Japan/Tokyo office, he is like the John Mueller or Gary Illyes from that region. His birthday was the other day and he shared a pictu

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