Daily Search Forum Recap: October 31, 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:

  • Google: We Will Close The Gap On Modern Browsers & GoogleBot
    Martin Splitt from the Google Webmaster Trends Analyst team said yesterday on a hangout that they are working on closing the gap between how modern browsers render web pages and how GoogleBot renders web pages.
  • Google On Lazy Loading Scroll Events For Search - Very Interesting...
    Last night, John Mueller did a hangout at the GooglePlex and Martin Splitt from the Webmaster Trends Analyst team was with him who was able to answer some really technical JavaScript questions. This one was about lazy loading scroll events and how Google handles them. With it, he brought up on topics on GoogleBot scrolling and the use of the noscript tag.
  • Bing Ads API Version 11 Goes Aways Today
    Bing sent out a final reminder this morning that today is the last day you can use version 11 of the Bing Ads API. You need to migrate to version 12 if you want to still use the Bing Ads API, version 11 will not work tomorrow.
  • Google My Business Adds Setting For Google Assistant Calls Over Duplex
    We know that Google is now going to be letting customers use Google Assistant's duplex technology to book appointments or make reservations on their behalf. With that, Michael Wallace posted on Twitter that one of his customers has a new section to enable or disable the ability for Google Assistant to call you to make these reservations.
  • Halloween Logos From The Search Industry In 2018
    We showed you the first ever multiplayer Google Doodle for Halloween from Google yesterday and Bing's bat home page. But today, while Google's game Doodle is still live, Bing swapped their home page out to show you scary movie clips. Sogou posted their Halloween logo, we have our theme up as well
  • Googler With Scary Mask At Google Dublin
    Here is a video from a Googler named Anne Christine Lorenzen at the Google Dublin office wearing one of those scary masks. She posted this video, I think she is also holding a knife. Looks scary to m

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