Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Holocaust Denial, Featured Snippets, Bing Webmaster Tools & Search Console Updates

Dec 23, 2016 - 8:43 am 0 by

This week in search I covered the controversy around Google's Holocaust denial results and did they actually update their algorithm to prevent those results? Google said they are working on bringing a year of search analytics data to the Search Console. Google’s featured snippets saw a dramatic increase this week. Bing Webmaster Tools has a new design update. Google Search Console AMP reports now show critical versus non critical issues. Google Search Console AMP and Rich Cards reports were updated. Google replaced the update line with note line in Search Console. Google called out Taboola and Outbrain links. Google said new URLs similar to old URLs don’t pick up signals automatically. Google said there is no penalty for not linking out. Google gave their go ahead on HTTP/2 for GoogleBot. Google said religious interstitials would be treated like legal ones. Google said there is no one recipe for SEO success. Google said Wikipedia doesn’t get a special ranking boost. Google local pack added new filters. Google asked SEOs to describe themselves in one word, the responses are funny. Google’s holiday logos are now out. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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