Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Speed Update, Algorithm Shifts, Search Console Invites & AdSense Earnings

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This week in search, Google announced an update named the Google Speed Update designed to downgrade the rankings of really slow mobile web pages. Google may have done an algorithm update this past week as well. Google is sending out more Search Console beta updates to users, with upgrades to the reports. Google confirmed the issue with Google AdSense publishers earnings drop, they blame crawler access issues due to the publisher side. Google said site splits and merges are slower for Google to process then whole site moves. GoogleBot can now see taller pages. Google’s John Mueller said be yourself, not your keywords. Google said no need to worry about the Meltdown and Spectre patches and slowdowns for search rankings. Google is testing another expandable sitelinks format. Google My Business now accepts video uploads and it finally seems to be working. Google is testing showing the number of views on a review. Google AdWords app now lets you add, edit and delete keywords. This week the search community honored Larry Markovitz, Annie Cushing, Pierre Far, Dawn Anderson and Danny Goodwin. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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