Daily Search Forum Recap: September 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016 - 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:

  • Is Google Penguin 4.0 Fully Rolled Out?
    One of the bigger questions folks are asking since Google launched Penguin 4.0 on Friday was if it was fully rolled out. Google was clear when they said it is rolling out but they didn't say how long it will take to roll out...
  • Google Tests Hotel Booking Ads At Top Instead Of Right Side
    Craig Harkins posted a screen shot on Twitter of Google testing placing the hotel booking feature at the top of the search results, as opposed to under the right panel in the local knowledge card for the hotel...
  • Google Maps Local Pack & Map Listings Testing Light Blue Color
    Just about a month ago Google launched a newish look for the local pack but now it seems Google is trying light blue colors for the links and design in the local pack and map listings in Europe. Here are screen shots from Sergey Alakov...
  • Google Quietly Adds Science Datasets Structured Data & Schema Support
    Looks like Google added a new data type to the structured data options for search, this one is named Science Datasets. Google said this schema is for the "scientific domains: life sciences, earth sciences, material sciences, and more...
  • Google Logo Tells You How To Register To Vote
    On Google's home page in the US is a special logo not for the Penguin launch but rather for reminding US citizens how to register to vote...
  • A YouTube Cake
    Here is a picture of a cake with the YouTube logo and branding on it. It was from the Google Belgium office and posted by charlottemassa on Instagram. I am not sure if it was for a special event or th

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