Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Google made the Search Generative Experience twice as fast. Google Ads updated its trademark policy. Google News Showcase is finally coming to the US, plus a new follow tab update for Google News and more with Reader Revenue Manager. Google said having multiple navigation menus doesn’t impact SEO. Google does check your XML sitemap for changes before processing it. And I posted my weekly SEO video recap.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Ranking Update, Google Ads Trademark Policy Change, SGE 2X Faster & Tons Of SEO Topics
This week we had yet another unconfirmed Google search ranking update in the middle of the week. The Google Search Generative Experience AI snapshot answers are now twice as fast. Most SEOs seem unimpressed by the new Google Search Generative…
- Google Search Generative Experience Gets Quality Updates & Major Speed Boost
Google has released its first set of quality updates to the new Search Generative Experience that began to rollout a few weeks ago. The most noticeable update is that it is much faster, in fact, twice as fast, in responding with an AI-generated snapshot/answer.
- Google Ads Industry Wide Blocks For Trademarks Going Away July 24
Google is updated its Google Ads trademark policies to do away with the ability to have industry-wide blocks for trademarked terms. Instead, you will need to do this on the specific advertiser level.
- US To Get Google News Showcase & Updated Google News Follow Tab
Google announced a few news-related updates, including that the Google News Showcase is finally coming to US news publishers, an updated follow tab in the Google News app, and survey features in Google Reader Revenue Manager.
- Google Checks To See If XML Sitemaps Change Before Reprocessing
Google’s Gary Illyes confirmed that Google does indeed check to see if an XML sitemap has a change in it before reprocessing the XML sitemap file.
- Google: Multiple Navigation Menus Has No Impact On Your SEO Performance
Google’s Gary Illyes said in an SEO office hours video that having multiple navigation menus will have no impact on your SEO performance. That means no positive or negative impact on your SEO performance.
- Peter The Greeter & Android Mascot Together At Google
Here is a photo of the famed Peter The Greeter with an Android mascot at the GooglePlex, the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. How colorful and happy looking.
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