Daily Search Forum Recap: October 7, 2019

Oct 7, 2019 - 3:00 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:

  • October 2019 Google Webmaster Report
    Last month was incredibly active in so many ways when it comes to Google search and SEO topics. So if you want to catch up quickly on the past month, read this story...
  • Google Shopping Ads With User-Generated Images In Product Reviews
    Google Ads has added the ability for your to allow user-generated images in your product reviews. Google said "You can now include review images in your product review feeds, allowing customers to visually connect with what you sell through pictures of previous customers wearing or using your products."
  • Google News Increases Bar For Application Process
    Google News has supposedly made it harder to become a Google News news source. John Mueller of Google said he knows that Google News applications have to go through a stricter process to get accepted these days. He said the bar has been set higher, which he thinks is a good thing.
  • Google My Business Photos Support GIFs On Mobile
    Andy Simpson posted an example of a business listing in Google Maps that shows animated GIFs for some of its business photos. So I guess you can upload animated GIFs to your Google My Business profile and those on mobile looking at your local listing may see the GIFs.
  • Google: Links Do Not Expire But They May Become Less Important Over Time
    Google's John Mueller said that links do not expire, but it may be the case that links can become less important over time as the pages that link to you become less relevant over time.
  • Google Has A Graveyard For Dead Products
    Dana Fried from Google's Chrome team shared a photo on Twitter of a graveyard of Google products at the Google Seattle (Fremont campus) offices. It has Google+, Orkut, Google Wave, Google Buzz, Googl

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