Despite all of our technological advances, humankind is still vulnerable to lies and manipulation.
Just a quick blurb of news today - Content Keywords has been removed from Search Console.
Back in October, Amazon warned that they would be taking a serious look at incentivized reviews on their platform. Now, just in time for the holidays, they've made good on their word.
It's just like it sounds - images in text ads are appearing as sitelinks in Google.
The row of sitelinks at the bottom of listings that appear for generic queries has returned. Gary Illyes's comments seem to imply that their removal was a bug.
Fake news sites are hopefully going to have a lot more difficulty staying afloat in the near future.
Christi Olson from Bing has said that they "have no plans to do a Bing 'mobile first' index."
After breaking Google's guidelines for years, they've finally be swatted with a penalty - and they aren't taking it well.
Google has already started testing the waters for its mobile-first index - what do we need to know?
Starting in January 2017, Google Chrome will begin marking any HTTP pages with password or credit card fields as insecure.
Search has changed tremendously in the past couple of years. Is the notion of 200 ranking factors now outdated?
Twitter has decided to discontinue Vine, the quirky mobile app that allowed people to share short, 6 second loops of video.
Be aware that if you get an email from google.com/amp, it could be from a phishing site.
Google's direct answer system is riddled with errors. It's a disaster on mobile devices and will be an even bigger problem for Google Home.
Detailed post with answers directly from Google regarding ALL organic listings in the 3-pack being sponsored.
Similar to how mobile was a big deal and got its own tool, there is now a tool for you to test if your AMP pages are working correctly.
At PubCon last week, Gary Illyes said that there will probably always be a place for humans in Google's search algorithm.
Google has been teasing a mobile index, separate from their desktop index, for some time now.
In an interview with Gary Illyes of Google, Illyes revealed that Google's manual action team has the ability to look at your links and read their "labels."
The code looks ok, everything is set up correctly - but still, these users are getting blank ad units. That costs people money and creates a poor user experience.
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