Daily Search Forum Recap: September 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019 - 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 Tests 3.5 Listings In The Top Stories Carousel
    Google is testing showing 3 and a half stories in the top stories carousel in search. We've seen tons of top stories user interfaces over the years and I believe I've seen this as well, but I can't find if I covered it before. So here it is.
  • Google Starmageddon vs Sept. 2019 Review Rich Results Update
    The SEO community is thinking up names for the Google Reviews rich results algorithm update and what seems to be catching on is Starmageddon. But Danny Sullivan from Google chimed in and said Google internally calls this the "Sept. 2019 Review Rich Results Update."
  • Google: The Reviews Rich Results Algorithm Still Rolling Out
    Danny Sullivan from Google said yesterday that the new algorithm to be more restrictive on when to show reviews rich results in the search results is still rolling out. He said if you see reviews showing up in the snippets that don't comply, they should go away soon.
  • Google Search Ad With An Emoji In The Display URL
    Yesterday I covered how Google was showing emojis in the auto-complete search suggestions. Now, Google is also showing emojis in the display URLs of some Google Ads in the search results.
  • Crown Princess Victoria Of Sweden Was At Google Sweden
    Several months ago, the Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée, stopped by the Google Sweden office. This was back in March but I forgot to include it in the Search In Pics s

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