Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Maverick Update, Google UX Rankings, Experts Writing, Resign, Bugs & Much More
This week I covered a nice number of topics including the Google Maverick update kind of slowing down. Google’s John Mueller explained a bit how maybe Google would determine if a site is something searchers would like, it was super interesting…
- Google Search Engineer Ryan Moulton: I Would Resign If Google Altered Results For Political Reasons
I often hear rumors and theories that Google has coded into its search ranking algorithm its political bias. A lot of the debate going around now before US election time is if Google is doing that. Well, a 13+ year search engineer at Google named Ryan Moulton said if he ever saw evidence of this, he would resign.
- Google Search Console Adding “AMP On Image Result” To Performance Report
Google said as part of its swipe to visit in image search feature that they are adding a new performance report view. Google said it is adding “AMP on image result” filter to the performance report within Google Search Console.
- Google Image Search Launched Swipe Up Visit Site
Google began testing a feature in image search that allowed you to slide in or up an article from an image search result to learn more. They began testing it in March of 2019 and then announced it at Google I/O in May. Now Google has launched this feature.
- Google Fixed Broken & Half Rendered Search Results Pages
For the past few days, some searchers were only able to load a portion of the search results pages. Google said they were working on fixing the issue and as of late last night, Google said they fixed the issue. I do not see any new complaints since last night, so it can be fully fixed.
- Google’s #AskGoogleWebmaster Series Starting…