I don’t know about you, but I no longer care to pay attention to Penguin dates. Garry Illyes has been saying for a year that it’s very close. Well maybe it is, maybe it’s not. But today here it is again!
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About Jay Galaczi
Geek - Internet Marketer - Google Junkie - I have started my SEO career in college after I have set up my very first website, and was lucky enough to invest in courses that were actually helpful. That started me on this whole journey. Right now I am running several web projects besides Web Search News.
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I am seeing a lot of chatter of another Google update. I have noticed some movement on the keywords I am tracking too.
Torrent Freak came out with an interesting story this weekend. They have stumbled upon a couple of interesting DMCA notices sent to Google by Vobile, Warner Bros.’s partner in going after copyright infringements.
There is quite a buzz in SEO community as Google may have ended the long wait since Penguin 3.0. That was way back in October 2014. Is it Penguin, or just the newest expression of changes that we have seen so often in the last couple months?
There is a new thread on the Webmasterworld forum about the data quality we webmasters get from Google on various platforms. It’s the first article in a weekly series of moderator opinions.
I see a lot of buzz around Emily Grossman‘s presentation at SMX Muenchen about mobile search.
Google has announced today that they are going to roll out an update for their Mobile Algorithm in May. The algo was originally launched on April 21st, 2015 and it gave a ranking boost for mobile-friendly websites when the search is coming from a mobile device.
There is a new post on Google Webmaster Central blog about changing the user agent of Googlebot for smartphones. The most important change is basically removing iPhone and Safari, and adding Android and Chrome.
Opera has announced that they wabt to release functionality in their browser to block ads by default. For now it’s only included in the beta version.
Update 25 Feb: Looks like the star snippets are coming back. I have not seen any communication from Google of what caused the sudden drop. Barry Schwartz at SEOroundtable reported on Thursday that there was a big drop in the number of review star appearing in Google. And indeed, if you check Mozcast you can see […]