Google rolling out Mobile Friendly label ; Google Search Results Are Free Speech in the U.S. Is Google Penalizing Websites With Disallowed Pages? Google Rewrites Quality Rating Guide – Refresh Yourself on What SEOs Should Know; Googles DoubleClick Outage Affected 55,000 Websites For Nearly Two Hours ; .Google News Testing Tiny Video Thumbnails Alongside Images.
Amazon Echo; Facebook and Google Fight Ebola
SEO Rockstars host Chris Boggs had guest Frank Watson on for a lively discussion on recent search engine personnel changes. Bing search evangelist Duane Forrester was let go last week much to the surprise of most industry people.
Google Penguin 3.0 Worldwide Rollout; Google Deals with Spam For User Generated Content; Web Traffic Advisors Launched
Google Penguin 3.0: Worldwide Rollout Still In Process, Impacting 1 Percent Of English Queries; Google Admits Spam Is A Hard Problem For User Generated Content Sites; Google Now Testing Mobile-Friendly Text Notices In Search Results. Also Chris announces his newly launched independent consulting venture, Web Traffic Advisors.
Thoughts About Pubcon 2014; Google Not Updating PageRank Anymore? How About Google PageRank Alternatives
Chris welcomes Frank Watson of Kangamurra Media discuss some stories that flashback to the closing of two throwback platforms. Plus, Switching to HTTPS Will Not Increase Your Search Rankings; Google Panda 4.1 Now Rolling Out; Aims To Help Smaller Web Sites; Bye Bye Yahoo Directory; Fare well, Orkut, the story of Googles first attempt at a social network .
Headlines include: Google Penalizes Private Blog Networks; Baidu Chief Scientist predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images. Google Has Tightened Its European Search De-Listing Request Process; Google Adds Structured Snippets To Search Results
SEO Rockstars Celebrates 200 Episodes; Google Indexing Google Maps Search Results Pages; Google Notifying Webmasters Of Sitelinks Search Box Via Webmaster Tools ;Google Patent Changes Ranks Based on TV Viewing
Google has completely dropped all authorship functionality from the search results and webmaster tools. Amazon is planning to launch their own online advertising program, which includes replacing all of Google’s ads. Eric Schmidt says unbreakable’ encryption is coming and Google Webmaster Help Announces Series of Reconsideration Request Tips to Help Penalized Webmasters; Google Now Crawling Final Rendered Page, Skips Static Version.