Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Image & Phantom Update, AdWords Ad Label & Maile Ohye

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:45 am 0 by

This week in search, Google confirmed that a user interface change for Google Images may make it feel that you lost Google traffic in Germany and France. Google’s February 7th update is probably phantom related. Black hats are arguing if PBNs still have value. Google has officially rolled out a new green outlined AdWords ad label, they say it doesn’t confuse users. Google has announced they are discontinuing Google Site Search. Google and Bing agree to demote piracy in the UK results, but Google isn’t doing any new algorithms for it. Google warned not to use contests for link building. Google said don’t use guest blogging either for link building. Google said Natural News was not removed over fake news or being pro-Trump. Google said you should stop using URL fragments. Google Local pack now shows your location from X minutes ago. Google My Business updated their guidelines for virtual offices. Google Account bug broke sign ins and Google Wifi devices. Maile Ohye has announced she left Google, which is sad. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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