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 Automatically Recognizes Broad Site ChangesGoogle’s John Mueller said on Twitter that Google already can and does recognize broad site changes and thus there is no need for a button in Google Search Console to communicate these changes…
Google Image Search To Change Referrer URL For TrackingGoogle is updating the referrer URL from Google Image search in the upcoming months. This is super important news for anyone who has any web site that uses any form of analytics to track their incoming traffic. Those who use Google Analytics and nothing else…
Google My Business Notifications When Local Listings Go LiveGoogle’s Allyson Wright from the Google My Business team announced in the Google My Business Help forums that a new feature for those that submit new listings to Google My Business is rolling out to notify you when you listings go live in Google Maps or Search…
EU Fines Google $5 Billion Over Android AntitrustLess than 20 minutes ago, the whopping news broke that the European Union has fined Google $5 billion â’¬4,34 bn over antitrust and competitive laws around Android…
Google Logo For German Conductor, Kurt MasurGoogle has a logo on their home page on their US, German, Iceland, Japan and other home pages to remember the life of one of the last old-style maestros, the German conductor Kurt Masur…
Takeaki Kanaya Google Birthday Cake SurpriseTakeaki Kanaya works with the Google webmaster team in the Google Japan/Tokyo office, he is like the John Mueller or Gary Illyes from that region. His birthday was the other day and he shared a pictu
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There’s no officially documented behavior for it, so if you want to use it, I’d just make sure you have a backup to do whatever you want it to do :)… https://t.co/9lSeuykXJc, John Mueller on Twitter
Google for Jobs has come to the UK per our latest data! Levels in the UK now match those of the US. Don’t forget, Rank Ranger is the only tool that allows you to track rank within Google for Jobs! https://t.co/HoIbr4UmSf #Jobs #S, Rank Ranger on Twitter
I’m guessing random indexing quirk – sometimes weird things happen, but they end up settling down over time :).…, John Mueller on Twitter
Let me know if you want to chat about the role, happy to find some time.…, John Mueller on Twitter
Some people often say Google engineers should have their own sites to rank, and this would make them understand what SEOs face. Which I think it’s not the ideal solution. 1/2, Pedro Dias on Twitter
Update to merging your subscriptions on YouTube and YouTube Gaming (July 2018), YouTube Help
We’ve heard some questions recently about the status of Verification on Twitter, so wanted to address directly. Updating our verification program isn’t a top priority for us right now (election integrity is). Here’s some, Kayvon Beykpour on Twitter
You’re doing some kinda odd things there; geo-redirects on the server side, JavaScript redirects, and then error pages. It looks like it’s fluctuating for us. The clearer your signals, the easier to pick up & keep, John Mueller on Twitter
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