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Daily Search Forum Recap: August 1, 2016

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.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google Recommends Updating Links After Moving Domains But No Critical Loss
    Earlier last week, in a Google Hangout on Google+ at the 23:30 mark, John Mueller said Google does recommend that when you move a domain name, that you try to get those linking to the old domain to link to the new one…
  • Google: Why We Sell Ads, Not Search Results
    Former Googler, Murat Yatagan, shared on Twitter a document I don’t think I’ve seen before and I think most the readers here will get a kick out of. Basically the document explains why Google sells advertisements and not the search results…
  • Google.com Begins HTTP Strict Transport Security Migration (HSTS)
    Google announced Friday they are going HSTS, HTTP Strict Transport Security, for Google.com. That means anyone who tries to go to HTTP will be forced to go to HTTPS…
  • Yahoo Search Tests New User Interface
    Yahoo is testing a new search interface. The new interface moves the Yahoo logo from the left side of the search box, all the way to the right side. It also adds a menu to the right that opens various new options from Yahoo. Finally…
  • Google Search Console Bug Sets All Traffic As Desktop In Devices
    Google posted there is a bug/error with the Google Search Console’s Search Analytics report that has assigned all your traffic in the devices section to be from desktop origin, as opposed to the mobile or tablet. The bug is still open…
  • Google Indoor Gazebo
    Here is a photo of one of the Google offices where you can see they have a gazebo or canopy indoors. N.Mirah shared this on Twitter, she went on a tour of one of the Google offices. I am not sure why

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Author: barry@rustybrick.com (Barry Schwartz)

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