Google explains how to read, and take action on, the information found in the manual action report in Search Console. The post Google On How to Use the Manual Action Report in Search Console via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Twitter is testing a new feature that will allow users to record voice clips to publish as tweets. The post Twitter Introduces Voice Tweets via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
A report on the digital news industry finds Instagram is set to become a more popular source than Twitter, with younger demographics leading the charge. The post Instagram to Surpass Twitter As a Popular News Source via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
June is Pride month and Instagram & Pinterest are marking the occasion with a set of seasonal features including rainbow text, stories filters, and more. The post Instagram, Pinterest Roll Out New Features For Pride Month via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google’s team of webmaster trends analysts discuss the intricacies of nofollow links in the first episode of the company’s new podcast. The post Google Advises Against Using Nofollow Links When Migrating Sites via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google’s John Mueller recently advised that it could take up to a year for the search engine to figure out where to rank new sites. The post Google: Rankings for New Sites Could Fluctuate For Up to a Year via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google is updating the Search Console Performance Report with data related to the performance of recipe rich results. The post Google Search Console Adds New Data for Recipe Structured Data via @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Google is working on ways to hide parts of a website’s URL in the address bar, showing only the domain name. This update could be coming as early as the next version of Chrome (version 85), according to documents discovered by Android Police. The documents reveal details about experimental features in a pre-release version of Chrome that modify the appearance and behavior of the browser’s address bar. An experimental feature is referred to, in Chrome developer terms, as a “flag.” The main flag found by Android Police is called “Omnibox UI Hide Steady-State URL Path, Query and Ref.” This feature makes the Chrome browser hide all parts of a URL […]
Facebook appears to be testing the addition of Wikipedia knowledge panels in search results, according to reports from multiple users. Based on the screenshots shared on Twitter, this feature is reminiscent of Google’s integration with Wikipedia. Here’s an example that was spotted a few days ago: New? Facebook shows Wikipedia snippits in search results h/t @jc_zijl pic.twitter.com/zcbQJmauhE — Matt Navarra | 🚨 #StayAtHome (@MattNavarra) June 9, 2020 Just like in Google’s search results, the Wikipedia knowledge box in Facebook search shows key details about the entity being searched for. You’ll also notice there’s a lone Instagram link, which is a stark contrast to Google’s search results containing links to all […]
An update to YouTube Studio will allow creators to alter the look and feel of their channel by customizing the layout, branding, and more. This marks the first time YouTube will have given creators such control over their own channels. Finally, an opportunity to stand out beyond just channel headers and video thumbnails. Representatives from YouTube previewed the update in the latest Creator Insider news flash video. “We are making YouTube Studio the creator’s destination for all things channel editing. As a result we will be launching the ability to customize your channel’s look and feel directly within YouTube studio. You’ll be able to customize your channel’s layout, branding, and […]