Matt Cutts, on leave from Google since 2014, officially left the company for the US Digital Service at the end of 2016.
Firstly what is “Interstitial”, this is an advertisement that appears while a chosen website or page is downloading.
Google continues to mull over Google+ and has announced it'll be adding Events, and what it describes as, "its time to say goodbye to classic Google+ on the web, which we'll be turning down on Janu
Fancy something a little more meaty and technical than your typical SEO article?
It's been years now since SEOs have been using the link search operator at Google (e.g., link:yourdomain.com) and relying on it to provide meaningful data.
The first step was to create a list of the most widely-used shopping cart platforms in Europe and the U.S (source: BuiltWith.com); Danny Richman then
It's a long-running conspiracy theory in SEO that Google throttles the traffic it sends to sites. Some webmasters have, in the past and up to today, noticed strange patterns with their traffic.
Namely, Google Map Maker is shutting down. Now, I know what you're thinking - who cares?
The bot operation called "Methbot" watches up to 300 million video-based ads every day automatically.
Just a few days ago, I highlighted a story from The SEM Post that used the search phrase "Did the Holocaust happen," to show how fake news ranks in Google.
According to research from BuzzFeed, “Search traffic to publishers has taken a dive in the last eight months, with traffic from Google dropping more than 30%…While Google makes up the bulk of searc
While Google and Facebook fight fake news, people on the sidelines are debating whether they're taking the right course of action.
Yahoo has just confirmed a new hack from 2013 which surpasses the previous 500,000 million.
Paranoid SEOs who love to blame Google for everything also love to whine about the "Google Sandbox." But, according to Google, there is no such thing.
AMP cache URLs have been showing up as coming from google.com/amp/ - but soon they'll be coming from cdn.amproject.org instead.
Google is testing a new format for the front page that pushes organic results so far down the page that they're almost off of it.
Despite all of our technological advances, humankind is still vulnerable to lies and manipulation.
Just a quick blurb of news today - Content Keywords has been removed from Search Console.
Back in October, Amazon warned that they would be taking a serious look at incentivized reviews on their platform. Now, just in time for the holidays, they've made good on their word.
It's just like it sounds - images in text ads are appearing as sitelinks in Google.
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