Daily Search Forum Recap: July 26, 2017

Jul 26, 2017 - 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:

  • Poll: Is Black Hat SEO Dying?
    There is a pretty large new thread at Black Hat World where "black hats" are discussing if their methods are dying out now. Black hat SEO is the SEO practice of going against Google's webmaster guidelines in order to manipulate the Google search results in their own favor...
  • Google Docs On Removing AMP Content From Search
    Google has added a new developer document page on removing AMP content from search. This was first spotted by Kenichi Suzuki, he posted it on Twitter. I guess enough people asked, Google finally made a document telling webmasters the safe way to remove your AMP content...
  • New Google SOS Alerts In Search
    Google announced a new search and maps feature that provides SOS alerts for locations and events that are in crisis. Google wrote "SOS alerts is a new set of features in Google Search and Maps to help you quickly understand whatâs going on and decide what to do during a crisis...
  • Bing Offers Historical Knowledge Box: Search "On This Day"
    Bing quietly announced on Twitter that if you search for [on this day] in Bing you may just get an historical knowledge box showing you important and historical events that happened on this day in the past...
  • Google Tests Map View & List View Button In Local Search
    Sergey Alakov who must be included in every single Google tests bucket found another Google test where they are showing a floating button in the local listings that let you toggle between a map view or list view...
  • G Logo Light
    Here is a photo from Victor Cabral showing some stuff from a Google event. This specific photo has an illuminated G light lamp of some sorts. Victor shared this photo on Twitter and said Party in the

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