Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Spam Update, SEO Tips, AdWords Tests & Christmas Workers

by Barry Schwartz

Google Spam Update, SEO Tips, AdWords Tests & Christmas Workers

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ - This week Google may have pushed another algorithm update, this one targeting black hat link spam. Google’s Maccabees updates may have hit many celebrity web sites. Google said they hope to communicate more about algorithm updates in 2018. Google said most SEOs don’t know when unnatural links work or don’t work. Google said long term noindex directives lead to nofollow as well. Google said you should try not to experiment with SEO with Google Tase Manager. Google said hiding structured data from users is cloaking. Google said fetching content from other sites and placing it on your site is no value add. Google AdWords is testing a similar look carousel and easy checkout icons. Google is testing related searches box in image search. Google said they will keep their pre-2012 FTC commitments even though they expired. Google Maps now doesn’t allow negative reviews from current or former employees. John Mueller was working at Google on Christmas, again. The search community honored Matt McGee, Rae Hoffman Dolan, Joe Hall and Aleyda Solis this week. That was the search news we covered at the Search Engine Roundtable over the past week. New Google Update Targets Link Spam & Other Unnatural Links? : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-update-targets-link-spam-24997.html Google Maccabee Updates Hurt Many Celebrity Web Sites : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-maccabee-celebrity-rankings-24985.html Google Hopes To Communicate Larger Algorithm Changes In Future : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-algorithm-updates-communication-24991.html Google: SEOs Don't Know If Unnatural Links Work Or Not : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-unnatural-links-work-or-not-24976.html Google: Long Term Noindex Will Lead To Nofollow On Links : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-long-term-noindex-follow-24990.html Google: Avoid Using Google Tag Manager For SEO Experiments : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-google-tag-manager-seo-24984.html Google: Showing Structured Data Markup Just To GoogleBot Is Cloaking : https://www.seroundtable.com/structured-data-cloaking-google-24978.html Google: Fetching Content From Other Web Sites Does Not Add Value : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-fetching-content-value-24996.html Google AdWords Shopping Ads Similar Looks & Easy Checkout : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-adwords-shopping-similar-looks-easy-checkout-24975.html Google Tests Related Searches Box In Image Search : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-images-related-searches-24983.html Google Says They Will Keep FTC Commitments After Required Deadline : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-ftc-commitments-24989.html Google Maps Doesn't Allow Negative Reviews From Current Or Former Employees : https://www.seroundtable.com/google-maps-negative-reviews-employees-24995.html John Mueller Helping Webmasters On Christmas Eve Year After Year : https://www.seroundtable.com/john-mueller-christmas-24971.html Matt McGee - The Search Community Honors You : https://www.seroundtable.com/matt-mcgee-24987.html Rae (Hoffman) Dolan - The Search Community Honors You : https://www.seroundtable.com/rae-hoffman-dolan-24980.html Joe Hall - The Search Community Honors You : https://www.seroundtable.com/joe-hall-24973.html Aleyda Solis -The Search Community Honors You : https://www.seroundtable.com/aleyda-solis-24993.html

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