Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: September 18, 2015

Sep 18, 2015 - 9:52 am 0 by

This week in search I covered the news that Google will serve up harsher penalties for repeated violations of Google’s Webmaster guidelines. Yandex penalized hundreds of links sellers the other week. Bing is going to shut down the Link Explorer tool in Bing Webmaster Tools. Google has finally killed off the search queries report in Google Search Console. Google is suing an SEO company for robocalling and confusing businesses in thinking they were Google. Google had a serious image search bug this week in some regions. Google said keep your 301 redirects live for a year. Google said they still just have a desktop index, no mobile index. Google said you can link your articles to e-commerce products. Google said their crawler can submit forms, in some cases. Why is Thumbtack risking another link penalty? Google dropped even more Google+ links in the search results. Google AdWords added call forwarding numbers in Canada. Google now requires GTINs for merchant shopping feeds. Google AdSense released a new mobile app. Google Pegman dresses up on your birthday. Finally, Dana Lookadoo has passed away and the industry is expression their sympathies. That was this passed week at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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