Daily Search Forum Recap: September 28, 2018

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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:

  • Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Update, 20th Birthday, Image Search Updates & More
    This week, we covered a new Google algorithm update that touched down Thursday. Google celebrated their 20th birthday on September 27th. Google Image Searchâs algorithm was updated to factor in page authority...
  • Google Search Algorithm Update On September 27th
    I am hearing some chatter around a possible Google search algorithm update that took place yesterday, September 27th. To be honest, not all of my indicators, i.e. the community chatter and the tracking tools, are 100% convincing that there was a big update. I do believe that a nice number of sites were impacted yesterday but the impact was not as large as a bigger update.
  • Here Is Google My Business Video Verification Feature
    A couple years ago we reported Google was testing a way for you to verify your local business in Google My Business over a video call. Well, here is a screen shot of a business seeing that option when they are trying to verify their business in Google My Business.
  • Google Imags Search Adds Creator & Credit Metadata For Image Credits
    Google announced yesterday they have added support for Creator and Credit metadata and will be adding Copyright Notice metadata. This meta data will be used by Google to display Image Credits information on the image within Google Image Search.
  • Google Image Search Desktop Redesign Officially Rolls Out
    After some testing, Google yesterday officially rolled out the new design for the image search results on desktop. The new design adds titles/captions and the URL to the image thumbnails, adds images to the top filter options and more.
  • Google My Business Adds Family Led Attribute Icon
    Google My Business has just added a new attribute that Google My Businesses can add to the list of attributes. The new attribute is for "family led" businesses, and this adds on to the women led and veteran led attributes that are already available.
  • Google's Birthday Celebration At The GooglePlex
    Yesterday was Google's 20th birthday and at many of the Google offices the Googlers celebrated. Here are some photos from the GooglePlex with some of the cake, cookies, ice cream, party hats, and even

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