Daily Search Forum Recap: August 22, 2017

Aug 22, 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:

  • Google Algorithm & Ranking Update Chatter
    Starting over the weekend, mostly Saturday and Sunday on August 19th and 20th, there were some chatter in the webmaster channels around Google fluctuations in the search results. The chatter was intense for a day or so and died out a lot since then...
  • Google's Gary Illyes: I Don't Private Webmaster Support
    Google's Gary Illyes, a webmaster trends analyst at Google who is designed to help around the communication between Google and webmasters said on Twitter a few weeks ago that he does not provide private support...
  • Google Reminder Feature Bugs?
    Some searchers are complaining recently of the Google search reminder feature not working any more. The complaints are in the Google Web Search Help forums where people who actively use this reminder feature are saying it stopped working...
  • Google Remove URLs Status Expired In Google Search Console
    Google Search Console has a remove URL feature that lets you quickly and temporarily remove content from Google search. There is a status column in the tool to tell you if the request was completed (i.e. removed), cancelled...
  • Google: When Canonicals Conflict, We Pick One & We Don't Drop Both
    Google's John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that Google will pick one of the canonicals if the ones you set conflict. Meaning, if you send two or more different canonical signals to Google...
  • Android Oreo Statue At Google
    Yesterday Google unveiled the name of the next Android OS, Oreo. They did so by unveiling the next Android statue. Here is a picture of it from Louis Gray of Google, showing off all the oreo cookies.

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