Google has announced a mobile SERPs update coming in May which will mean that mobile-friendly sites are likely to get a bigger boost.
Just another way for Google to keep all the traffic to itself?
Getty Images has decided to take its complaint to the E.U. over what it says is Google Image Search making it easier for image piracy.
Evidently clickjacking has become a big enough issue that Big G is willing to devote resources to fighting it!
Debating whether or not site speed is a ranking factor is a popular pastime on SEO Chat.
In the last few years, the ads at the top of the SERPs have gotten more and more similar in appearance to organic results.
Ever find yourself wondering?
Bloggers are feelin' the pain after this weekend when Google sent out a new round of manual actions punishing unnatural outbound links.
How Google treated integration between a website and Google Plus differently based on where links were directed.
Responses range from "Wow, everything is different" to "What are you smoking, there have been no changes."
After years of people asking "WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME???" Google Search Quality Senior Strategist, Andrey Lipattsev, finally revealed the Top 3 ranking factors. They are:
Mobile-friendly signals will be amped up by Google this May.
There's a new feature Google is experimenting with that will allow local businesses to post images right into SERPs.
After increasing visibility for PLAs, Google tests a carousel format on desktop https://www.twenga-solutions.com/en/insights/plas-google-test-carousel-format/
Toolbar PageRank hasn't been updated in years, and now it will be completely removed.
Referral spam has been a pesky little problem for people who like to compile accurate reports with Google Analytics. And it's been a problem for a long time.
Juan Felipe Rincon of Google spoke about spam reports at SMX West this week.
No need to panic any longer! Google has confirmed that the star reviews in rich snippets, found in SERPs, were only missing because of a bug.
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