Search Buzz Video Recap: Google PageRank, Penguin, Link Spam & Map Ads

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:39 am 0 by

This week in search, I covered how Google totally killed off the Toolbar PageRank feed. I also covered that Gary Illyes said the next Penguin update may be Google’s last. Should Google penalize themselves over the Google Play Podcast email they sent out? Google said even if you recover from a manual action, an algorithm may be holding you back. Google launched their new Smartphone user agent Googlebot. Google’s Gary Illyes said don’t worry too much about page speed. Google used disqus comments for a featured snippet. Google seems to have blocked another UTF-8 title tag snippet hack. Google Maps is showing ads in the local finder. Google then told AdWords advertisers that Google Maps is now part of core search and thus the ads will show there too. Google AdWords added order IDs to help slow duplicated conversions. Google added a keyword label field to the AdWords Report Editor. Google News launched AMP pages. Google said sites registered with Google Search Console are more likely to fix their hacks. Google is testing trending searches in auto-suggest/auto-complete. Google Analytics launched an awesome new iOS and Android app. Google posted an Earth Day logo this morning and a Prince, Purple Rain logo last night. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

Make sure to subscribe to our video feed or subscribe directly on iTunes to be notified of these updates and download the video in the background. Here is the YouTube version of the feed:

For the original iTunes version, click here.

Search Topics of Discussion:

Please do subscribe via iTunes or on your favorite RSS reader. Don't forget to comment below with the right answer and good luck!


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google AI Overviews, Ranking Volatility, Web Filter, Google Ads AI Summaries & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Working On Surfacing More Content That Comes From The Heart

May 20, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Danny Sullivan: We Speak Directly To Engineers Working On Google Ranking Systems

May 20, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Comments To Notes In Google Search?

May 20, 2024 - 7:31 am

Google Says Notes On Search Now Ends Soon

May 20, 2024 - 7:21 am
Bing Search

Bing Lets You Turn Off AI Responses But Google Doesn't Let You Turn Off AI Overviews

May 20, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Google: Don't Worry Too Much About Page Speed