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:
Google Retake: Improving Content & Pruning Content Are Both Valid StrategiesThe other day at SMX East, Gary Illyes from Google stirred the pot with SEOs by saying pruning content is not a good strategy to help with Panda issues. So Glenn Gabe submitted this question to John Mueller of Google to get his take on how Gary answered the question…
Google: Structured Data Not Required For Rich Snippets But RecommendedGoogle’s John Mueller confirmed on Twitter that technically, you do not need structured data for Google to apply rich snippets in the search results to your site…
Google Sends Survey To Search Console Beta TestersGoogle has sent out a survey to the Google Search Console beta testers asking them complete a detailed survey for the Index coverage report. The email says: Thank you for using Search Console…
Google Shows Emojis Again For Some Search ResultsBack in 2016 Google enabled you to see emojis in the search results if that was your intent when searching. Previous, they banned them from showing up but promised not to penalize for using them…
Google Tests A Search Result In Local Knowledge CardSergey Alakov spotted another Google local test…
Googlers Horsing AroundHere is a photo from one of the Google offices of some Googlers literally horsing around. They are wearing horse masks, probably for Halloween. It was shared by Anna Potanina on Instagram who wrote
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
What Was Your Favorite Search Engine?, Cre8asite Forums
A #BingAds guide full of research, insights, tips and tricks to make a success of your (UK) festive countdown: https://t.co/s0d6KR6WVA https://t.co/uTvX3LpkoK, Bing Ads on Twitter
Is Dedicated IP Address worth it for Google SEO?, WebmasterWorld

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