|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|321:|| Google Improves Backlink Data in GWT|
The most significant improvement you'll see is that most of the links are now sampled uniformly from the full spectrum of backlinks rather than alphabetically.
|Sept 19, 2013|
|322:|| Google Improves Tool To Remove URLs From Third Party Website|
Today Google launched their improved public URL removal tool to make it easier to request updates based on changes on other people's websites.
|Dec 19, 2013|
|323:|| Google Improves Webspam And Malware Report Form|
We've noticed that our users sometimes report these other issues using our webspam report form, causing a delay between when a user reports the issue and when the appropriate team at Google handles it. The new form's interstitial page allows you to report these other search issues directly to the correct teams so that they can address your concerns in a timely manner. [br]
|Aug 9, 2011|
|324:|| Google Indexing Error: Google Ignoring Robots No Cache Noindex Tag|
Millions of pages are showing up in Googles Cache that are specifically marked, no cache. The risks and exposure to webmasters is quite large.
|June 15, 2006|
|325:|| Google Indicates It Is Reviewing "Not Provided"|
It seems Google is reviewing the "not provided" issue, which has been a great topic of debate since it was announced.
|Mar 13, 2014|
|326:|| Google Instant to Be Major Impact on Analytics|
"Webmasters, you may notice some changes in you Search queries data due to the launch of Google Instant... With Google Instant, you may notice an increase in impressions because your site will appear in search results as users type"
|Sept 8, 2010|
|327:|| Google Introduced Personalised Search to Serps|
"Google is now personalising main search results and not just through its personalised web searc..."
|June 30, 2005|
|328:|| Google Introduces 4 Pack of New Services|
" Google Co-op, Google Desktop 4, and Google Notebook and the new GoogleTrends."
|May 10, 2006|
|329:|| Google Introduces Personalised Search|
"Google Personalized web search delivers custom search results that are based on a profile you create describing your interests. For example, people with an interest in the outdoors will see different relevant sites for a search on "bass" than people who are interested in music."
|June 30, 2005|
|330:|| Google Introduces X-default hreflang for International Landing Pages|
"Today we'll introduce a new rel-alternate-hreflang annotation that the webmaster can use to specify such homepages that is supported by both Google and Yandex."
|Apr 10, 2013|
|331:|| Google Is Banning Sites That Use Open Directory (DMOZ) Data|
"There is a new study that says Google is 'massively' banning sites that use any DMOZ data."
|Apr 6, 2006|
|332:|| Google Is Working on an Algo Fix For Major Problems With Update|
Here's official news that many sites have been waiting to hear. Google fellow Amit Singal is quoted in Wired: [br][br]"We deeply care about the people who are generating high-quality content sites, which are the key to a healthy web ecosystem," Singhal said. [br][br]"Therefore any time a good site gets a lower ranking or falsely gets caught by our algorithm - and that does happen once in a while even though all of our testing shows this change was very accurate - we make a note of it and go back the next day to work harder to bring it closer to 100 percent." [br][br]"That's exactly what we are going to do, and our engineers are working as we speak building a new layer on top of this algorithm to make it even more accurate than it is."
|Mar 2, 2011|
|333:|| Google Keyword Tool: Stat Discrepancies Explained|
"I checked more keywords and found that google new keyword tool is showing far less search volumes then the previous one and I found it very much inaccurate."
|Sept 16, 2010|
|334:|| Google Labs To Add "Social Search"|
"It'll be launching as an opt-in project in the next few weeks. Then, you'll need to have a Google account and set up a Google Profile to fill in information about the social networks that you use."
|Oct 22, 2009|
|335:|| Google Launches Dedicated Realtime Search|
There's now a dedicated URL for Google's experiment with Realtime Search... with new tools and options to bring more search value.
|Aug 26, 2010|
|336:|| Google Launches Search Service For Computer Code|
"The Web search leader said late on Wednesday it is introducing Google Code Search, a site that simplifies how software developers search for programming code to improve existing software or create new programs."
|Oct 5, 2006|
|337:|| Google Launches Trial of Page Speed Service|
Page Speed Service is an online service that automatically speeds up loading of your web pages.[br][br]To use the service, you need to sign up and point your site's DNS entry to Google. Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices, and serves them to end users via Google's servers across the globe.
|July 28, 2011|
|338:|| Google Layout Change of SERPs|
Google changed the layout of their SERPS this week to add an additional 1-2cm white gap between the search box and the results with the word "search" on the left and "about 10,000,000 results (0.15 seconds)" above the results.[br][br]This additional gap has pushed down all organic results so would essentially reduce the number of referrals for people.
|Sept 16, 2011|
|339:|| Google Listing Sites With RSS Feed as a Blog?||July 9, 2009|
|340:|| Google Local Business Results Expanded||Jan 28, 2008|
|341:|| Google Location Aware Search is Live|
Google has made its Location-Aware search live for mobile users.
|June 11, 2015|
|342:|| Google MAYDAY Updates - SERP Changes May 2010|
ALERT: Webmasters from very clean, very large websites report dramatic drops in long tail search traffic. (note: -raising volume on this as it is hitting lots of sites like we haven't seen in considerable time.)
|May 1, 2010|
|343:|| Google MAYDAY is an algorithm update - confirmed by Matt Cutts|
On May 20 Matt Cutts confirmed that the Mayday ranking changes are an algorithm update. As our ongoing member discussion continues, Vanessa Fox clarifies some specific information that she learned from Google.
|May 28, 2010|
|344:|| Google Makes Knowledge Graph SERPs Global For English-Speaking Countries|
"Starting today, you'll see Knowledge Graph results across every English-speaking country in the world."
|Aug 8, 2012|
|345:|| Google Manual Action Over 302 Redirect|
"It contained a URL that included a /goto/[mysite] command which eventually 302 redirected to my site."
|June 19, 2014|
|346:|| Google Manual Ban For Unnatural Links Rescinded|
Was the ban a Google error error? Webmasters discuss what appears to be a Google manual ban, then rescinded.
|Aug 26, 2014|
|347:|| Google Maps||Feb 8, 2005|
|348:|| Google Mars|
|Mar 13, 2006|
|349:|| Google Missing Cache Of Homepage|
"Seems to be a rash of missing 'cached' homepages. Cause for alarm?"
|Sept 2, 2010|
|350:|| Google Mobile Algo Roll-Out April 21, 2015|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the Google smartphone mobile roll-out starting April 21, 2015.
|Apr 21, 2015|
|351:|| Google Mobile Algo to be Bigger Than Panda or Penguin as Deadline Looms|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the impact of Google's smartphone/mobile algorithm having a greater impact than Panda or Penguin.
|Mar 19, 2015|
|352:|| Google Mobile SERPs Tells Uses When a Site is Mobile Frendly|
If you're serving a mobile audience, Google will favor responsive or mobile sites with a mobile friendly indicator.
|Nov 20, 2014|
|353:|| Google Mobile Smartphone Algo April 21st: Real Time And Page By Page Basis|
Google's Mobile/Smartphone Algorithm is likely to be page-by-page, and in real time: The "Smartphone Update."
|Mar 8, 2015|
|354:|| Google More Popular in UK than in US|
"...found google.co.uk topping the list in the UK in terms of both market share of visits (48%) and volume of searches (63.7%). The figures put Google UK ahead of its US parent,"
|Mar 16, 2005|
|355:|| Google Music: How do you get an artist into Google Music?|
"How do they decide who comes up in Music Search? Is it fed off of iTunes or Amazon or something like that?"
|Feb 10, 2006|
|356:|| Google My Search History Beta|
"My Search History lets you easily view and manage your search history from any computer. This feature of Google web search enables you to find information you thought you lost. And over time, you'll see an increasing number of relevance indicators in your search results that help you find the information you want."
|Apr 20, 2005|
|357:|| Google News Experiment Displays User Comments|
"According to Google, they will test a new feature in the US to allow reader comments on stories appearing in Google News."
|Aug 8, 2007|
|358:|| Google News Publishers: Your Sitemap Requires Updating Before May 4|
"This transition period will end on May 4, when we'll discontinue supporting all old-style Google News Sitemaps."
|Apr 22, 2010|
|359:|| Google News Search - expect more traffic for original content|
Google's August deal with four major news agencies should mean more space in News Search to feature original articles. Google themselves will be publishing the newswire stories and excluding other re-publishers.
|Oct 4, 2007|
|360:|| Google Notebook Goes Live|
"Login now working. Google's Notebook service, which allows web users to store and compile links to web sites, favourites, and snippets of information while browsing, went live last week..."
|May 16, 2006|