Google keeps using Page Layout filter03.17.2017
Google still uses the Page Layout filter that was launched back in 2012. This was reported by the search representative, Gary Illyes when responding to a question from one of the webmasters on Twitter.
AdWords launches a new Context media network format: now it shows ads with addresses03.17.2017
Google AdWords has launched a new format context media network involving ad addresses. This information was reported on the Google+ service page.
Google updates the algorithm to fight low-quality links?03.17.2017
Google may have updated the algorithm, which fights against the substandard links. This information was reported by Search Engine Land with reference to multiple reports from foreign webmasters.
reCAPTCHA has learned to identify people automatically03.17.2017
Google has improved its security system against reCAPTCHA robots (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart). Now it is able to automatically distinguish users from bots without using additional verification.
Gboard adds support for new languages and voice dialing02.27.2017
Google has updated Gboard app for iOS that will now support 15 more languages and voice dialing. Among the new languages you can find: Russian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Catalan, Hungarian, Malay, Spanish (Latin America) and Turkish.
75% multilingual websites use hreflang attribute improperly02.27.2017
75% websites with multiple language versions, made at least one error in the implementation of hreflang attribute. This is indicated by the results of the SEMrush research.
Google removed 1 million websites for copyright infringement from the index02.27.2017
Google has updated us on a report regarding the content removal requests in regard with the copyright infringement. According to recent data, from July 2012 to February 19, 2017 Google removed from up to 1.01 million pirated sites and 2.14 billion URL-addresses from the search results.
Google and Bing have agreed to counteract the pirated content02.27.2017
Search engines like Google and Bing have signed a voluntary code of standards designed to limit visits to the websites with pirated content in the UK.
AdWords has published guidance on projects and campaigns experiments14.01.2017
Google AdWords issued formal guidance on projects and campaigns experiments. The document provides guidance on how to conduct testing with a higher effectiveness. It includes the following items.
Google Neural Network beats the strongest players in Go game14.01.2017
Google neural network beat the strongest Go players in an informal online tournament, the ancient Chinese board game. On December 29, 2016 popular playgrounds for Tygem and FoxGo was attended by a player under the nickname Master, who scored 60 wins and never lost for a few days.
Google will help small businesses in India to become mobile14.01.2017
Google wishes to support small businesses in India to become mobile. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is now working on launching the country's free tool for creating mobile websites.
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Facebook will start checks news for authenticity21.12.2016
Facebook launches a number of innovations that are designed to support companies fighting against the proliferation of social network fake news.
WordPress.com now supports photo and video in 360° format21.12.2016
The WordPress.com platform has received support from VR-content. Now the service users are able to can create, upload and share photos and videos in the 360° format on their websites.
Google My Business makes available new photo statistics21.12.2016
Google claimed that the statistics on the images became available in My Business. From now on users will be able to find out how often people are browsing the company's pictures compared to pictures or similar enterprises.
Did Google update search algorithm on the 15th of December?21.12.2016
Foreign webmasters have noticed signs of a possible update for Google search algorithm on the 15th of December. This may be evidenced by the information posted at WebmasterWorld forum.
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The total amount of orders on a “Shopping day” on AliExpress has increased by 10 times15.11.2016
On the World Shopping Day total amount of orders made through WebMoney users from 93 countries has exceeded the average rate of 10 times.
Most popular serches in November
360° photograph and video format soon to be applied to “instantaneous articles” on Facebook21.10.2016
Facebook has allowed publishers to add 360 degrees pictures and video to "instant articles". BILD and USA Today Network became the release partners.