Monday, June 26th, 2017

Here’s a roundup of today’s other search news and headlines from around the web….

Here’s a roundup of today’s other search news and headlines from around the web….

What seems to be a rather large test of a new Google search results layout caused a mixed reaction from users on Twitter and blogs over the weekend. The new looks don’t seem all that new, especially if you’ve ever visited Blekko or DuckDuckGo, which both sport similar, though not identical, search layouts….

Google is celebrating characters created by British children’s book author and illustrator Roger Hargreaves, who today would have turned 76. The characters featured in Google’s series of logos all come from two series of books written by Hargreaves — “Mr. Men” and “Little Miss.” In case you missed it, reload Google enough times today and you’ll be treated to a total of 16 different Doodles. The last time Google put out multiple Doodles in one day for an individual was five for the 205th birthday of Hans Christian Anderson last April….

Happy Mother’s Day to Moms everywhere! Just as Google has done for the past 10 years, a Google Doodle has been posted in numerous countries today around the world that are celebrating mothers, including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, India, and many more….

Here’s a recap of this week’s columns and news stories for the week of May 1 to 7, as reported by Search Engine Watch….

Google has had very little to say to hurting webmasters who saw their rankings tank overnight due to Google’s rollout of the Panda Update. Many of these webmasters have depended on traffic from Google to pay mortgages and feed their families — and many sites were forced to lay off staff and no doubt others have just shut down. Previously, beyond telling webmasters to identify and remove (or improve) low-quality or “shallow” content, Google hasn’t had much to say. Until today, at least. In a new blog post on Google Webmaster Central, Google’s Amit Singhal has posted what he calls…

Here’s a roundup of today’s other search news and headlines from around the web….

Here’s a roundup of today’s other search news and headlines from around the web….

People searching for news, breaking news, or mainstream newspapers or cable television news channels on Google are now being served clickable news headlines rather than a site description. Not sure if this feature is a test or fully rolled out, but I’ve asked several people today who are all seeing it. Here’s what the new feature looks like:…