Daily Search Forum Recap: October 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014 - 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:

  • Google Panda 4.1 Weekend Refresh?
    A couple weeks ago, Google pushed out a large update to the Google Panda Algorithm, version Panda 4.1. A weekend later, we saw major traffic shifts in Google, which Google said was likely Panda 4.1 still in the process of rolling out 1.5 weeks later. But now, almost 2...
  • Google AdWords Change History Reporting Improvements
    Google announced on Google+ that they made two larger changes to the change history features within the AdWords console. (1) There are now change history columns in the reporting interface, so you can see details about your account changes...
  • New Google My Business Data Discrepancies
    Jade Wang from the Google Maps My Business team announced in the Google Business Help forum that they have a new way of showing data update discrepancies between what the owner (you) submitted versus what other sources have said about your business recently...
  • Google AdSense Swipe Feature & New Mobile Friendly Format
    Google announced a new format for AdSense text ad units, something we reported Google was testing a month and a half ago with paginated AdSense ads. Google says the new format is "easier for your users to read...
  • Google Displaying Not Mobile Friendly Icons In Search Results
    Earlier this month, we reported Google began testing mobile friendly icons in the mobile search results, again. They did this back in August as well. But now...
  • Android Welcoming Googlers
    Karolina Kruszyńska, a spam fighter at Google, posted a picture of one morning at Google. As she enters, there stands an person in an Android costume wishing Googlers a good morning. Karolina said,

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