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 Tests Making URL In Search Results Snippets ClickableEric Hedekar from STAT, a tool that tracks the Google search results, posted on Twitter that he caught Google testing making the URL in the snippet a hyperlink and clickable. The snippet typically only has one clickable location…
Google Poll: How Long Have You Been Using Google AdWords?As you know, Google is rebranding AdWords to Google Ads soon and with that, Google is getting a bit nostalgic. So Google posted on Twitter a poll, asking their users how long have them been using Google AdWords…
Google: Self-Referential hreflang Is Good PracticeGoogle’s John Mueller said on Twitter that while self-referential hreflang is optional, it is also good practice to implement it…
Google Maps Business Reviews Fraud Checking ToolThere is this new tool at stopcraponthemap.com that looks for suspicious and fake reviews on Google Maps and tells you which one they think they are. “This tool looks for unnatural review patterns from Google users…
Google My Business FAQs & Feedback On Agency DashboardAs you know, Google has launched a new agency dashboard for Google My Business users who manage a lot of business profiles within Google My Business. The early feedback has been pretty negative thus far around the new agency dashboard…
Tyrannosaurus Head On Wall At GooglePlexI am really not sure what this is, it shows a plastic Tyrannosaurus head hanging on the wall at the GooglePlex, the Google headquarters at Mountain View, California. We all know Google has a Tyrannos
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
We are aware and working on it. Our apologies.…, Danny Sullivan on Twitter
If you create podcasts 🔊, check this out: Google Podcasts can help you reach a broader audience through Google Assistant. See the developer docs for linking your site, submitting your feeds, and monitoring its usage: htt, Google Webmasters on Twitter
That’s essentially personalization, which is fine. Obviously you want to make sure that the generic content is good enough to rank for everyone.… https://t.co/h0OUZ4mmjt, John Mueller on Twitter
Happy Friday! Wanted to let folks here know that last week, I made a really tough call & resigned from a job(s), brands & teams that I loved. My best to the supremely capable editorial, tech & events teams for continued success, Michelle Robbins on Twitter
Firefox Tests “Monitor” Security Tool For User Data Breach Checks, WebmasterWorld
Vulnerability In All Versions of WordPress, Including 4.9.6, WebmasterWorld
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