Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Featured Spam, Google Local Messaging, Bing Popular Content & Rand Fishkin Leaving Moz

by Barry Schwartz

Google Featured Spam, Google Local Messaging, Bing Popular Content & Rand Fishkin Leaving Moz - This week in search we saw a possible Google update over the weekend which died down a lot since. We saw our first case of image based featured snippet spam. Google Images now shows videos and recipe data in the results. Google published an FAQ around job postings for webmasters. Those who signed up for Google Search Console in the past couple weeks may have lost data. Google said use ccTLD or the geo setting in Google Search Console to do geotageting properly. Google said you can rank both page and page.html in the search results. Google now lets you set up messaging with your customers through Google My Business. Google updated their Google My Business insights emails. Google is testing a new Google My Business promotion in search. Google added a menu tab to the restaurants local panel. Google Maps is getting faster at the suggested edits. Google AdSense has banned many pop up ads. Bing is testing popular content box. Rand Fishkin is leaving Moz at the end of the year. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable. Signs Of A Google Search Algorithm Update Over Weekend : Google Featured Snippet Results Image Spam : Google Images Now Show Videos & Recipe Data : New FAQs: Google Jobs Feature In Search : Google Search Console Lost Data For New Users : Google: We Use ccTLD & Google Search Console Setting For Geotargeting : Google: We Rank /page & /page.html Separately If Content Is Different : Google Messaging Feature Live For All US Based Google My Business Users : Google My Business Updates The Insights Email : Google My Business Tests Mini Dashboard In Search Results ; Google Restaurant Local Panel Gets A Tab For Menu : Google Local Panel With Other Locations For Businesses : Google Maps Suggest An Edit Works Fast : New: Google AdSense Bans Pop Up Or Pop Under Ads : Bing Search Results Snippets Adds "Popular Content" Box : Rand Fishkin To Leave Moz, The SEO Company He Founded :

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