Daily Search Forum Recap: September 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018 - 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 The Google Search Console Page Filter Throwing Off Accuracy?
    There are some savvy SEOs and webmasters that are noticing a possible bug with the Search Analytics reports in Google Search Console. This is specifically when you use the page filter option, the numbers significantly drop both in the Google Search Console interface and within the Search Console API.
  • Google Search Console Adds Event Markup Report & Sends Notices
    Google has recently added to the Google Search Console an event markup report and also recently started sending out notices to those with issues with their event markup to check out the report. Aaron Bradley, the guru on schema, said the report was new and I am seeing people say they are getting notifications via Search Console about event markup issues for the first time.
  • Google Posts Now Allows 1,500 Character Posts
    Previously, Google Posts had a 100 to 300 word limit in your Google Posts. Now Google has a 1,500 character limit for Google Posts. It is a more precise number and lets those writing Google Posts know exactly when Google will cut them off.
  • Report: Google Extends Titles In Snippets From 55 to 67.5 Characters
    According to RankRanger, Google has extended the number of characters they show for the title in the search results snippets from an average of 55 characters to 67.5 characters. That is a 20% increase in the length of the average number of characters in the title of the search results snippets.
  • Google Image Search For Hot Only Returns Images Of Sensual Women
    For some reason, when you go to Google Image Search and search for the term [hot] - the only images that come up are pictures of women in underwear, lingerie, swimsuits and other sexual situations. There are no photos of hot coffee, desserts, fire places, ice cream melting or other photos that are more appropriate for young children.
  • Google Birthday Cookie & Ice Cream Cone
    Today is Google's birthday and Google was already serving ice cream and cookies yesterday to celebrate in the office. Here is a photo from Instagram of a 20th birthday cookie and ice cream cone from t

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