Daily Search Forum Recap: September 24, 2019

Sep 24, 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:

  • Alert: Google To Release September 2019 Core Update Later Today
    Google just announced that it is releasing a new core update later today. Google wrote on Twitter "Later today, we are releasing a broad core algorithm update, as we do several times per year. It is called the September 2019 Core Update. Our guidance about such updates remains as we've covered before. Please see this blog for more about that."
  • Google May Ignore Nofollow Link From Publishers That Default It
    Gary Illyes from Google said it is possible that Google may start counting links from publications that blanket nofollow all outbound links. He said Google isn't sure yet, he has nothing to announce on this yet, but anything is possible.
  • Evergreen GoogleBot Now On Chrome 77
    GoogleBot is now running Chrome 77, yes, the evergreen GoogleBot is staying evergreen with the latest stable release of Chrome.
  • Reminder: Google Ads Sunsetting Average Position September 30th
    This is just a reminder that Google Ads will be sunsetting the average position metric this coming Monday, September 30, 2019. Google told us about it in February and now we are a week away from this metric going away.
  • Blogger Having Google Indexing Issues?
    There are numerous reports that those using Blogger, Google's blog platform, are having issues with getting their content into the Google Index.
  • 15 Years Of Google In Zurich Window Decal
    Martin Splitt from Google posted a photo on Instagram of a window decal at the Google office in Zurich. It is to celebrate 15 years of Google in Zurich, Switzerland. I didn't realize Google had a pre

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