Google's latest SERPs updates for December 2017

Google's latest SERPs update and report for December 2017 shows, as usual, November is a busy month, and December quietens down.

Google to test subscription tool to help publishers win new subscribers

Google has said it'll test a tool to enable publsihers gain more subscriptions. This is ver similar to Facebook's earlier announcement to help.

Facebook's changed its news feed algo so that faster loading pages will rank higher

Facebook is going to rank faster loading pages higher in the newsfeed than a sluggish loading page, according to the latest developer news.

Does Pinterest dominate Google SERPs too much?

Barry has a thread over at Search Engine Roundtable which observes discussion at WebmasterWorld suggesting that Pinterest is dominating Google's SERPs too much.

Does Pinterest dominate Google SERPs too much?

Barry has a thread over at Search Engine Roundtable which observes discussion at WebmasterWorld suggesting that Pinterest is dominating Google's SERPs too much.

Don't Worry Too Much About Canonicals Implemented in Error

A report at TheSemPost from one of Google's Hangouts describes a situation where a canonical is incorrectly set up. Does it cause a problem?

Affiliate Summit Acquired by Clarion Events

Most of you know Affiliate Summit and Missy Ward and Shawn Collins, and it's just been confirmed that Clarion Events has acquired Affiliate Summit.

Has Spammy Content From Others in Google Ruined a Webmaster's Livelihood

Barry Schwartz has written a piece about an observation in the WebmasterWold Google update thread that a webmaster has lost their livelihood over spammy sites ranking above their quality site.

The rise of HTTPS in Google SERPs

According to a report at SER, 99% of Google page 1 SERPs contain at least one HTTPS result. I haven't see quite that many, but, I have seen a lot more HTTPS than previously.

Google Search Apps to Get AI for News Feed

Google is releasing updates to its apps on iOS and Android where artificial intelligence will be used to learn about your interests with the result of giving you even more of the relevant news.