📆 Last Updated – 17-06-2019

June Updates

Campaign-level conversion actions now live for Google search, display campaigns

Campaign action sets are also available to optimize campaigns for multiple conversion actions.

Facebook Changes Reach of Comments in News Feed

Facebook announced a change to its algorithms that will affect the reach of comments on a post. Comments that have specific quality signals will be highly ranked. Low-quality comment practices may result in less reach.

Google Rolls Out a New Look for Desktop Search Results

Google has widely rolled out a new design for desktop search results which features colourful icons in the top navigation bar.

Google Search Console Now Shows 90 Days of Search & Discover Data

Google is making an adjustment to the performance report in Search Console, which will now display 90 full days of data by default. This change will affect data shown for clicks from search results and clicks from the Discover feed.

Google AMP URLs not letting searchers click through to main site

There seems to be a bug where when you go to the Google AMP cache version of a page through Google search, clicking on the link to go to the main URL will not work.

Google Announces Site Diversity Change to Search Results

Google’s Search Liaison announced a “change” that will reduce duplicate site listings in the search results. The goal of this change is to show more diverse websites. This change is called the Site Diversity Change. It’s a change to how Google shows websites in the search results, but it’s not a change to how Google ranks websites.

Mozilla makes anti-tracking the Firefox default

Firefox today announced a privacy-first browsing experience that has anti-tracking settings turned on by default. The announcement voiced strong opposition to the security practices of big tech companies like Chrome and Facebook

Google Improves SOS Alerts in Search Results

Google is improving the SOS alerts shown in Search and Maps with visual information and a new navigation system. SOS alerts are shown during times of crisis, like when a natural disaster is occurring. People will now have more reliable information about where a disaster is and where it will be next.

80% of Voice Search Answers Are From Top 3 Organic Results

A recent study on voice search indicates that content is more likely to be returned for a query if it ranks in the top 3 web search positions.

Facebook Makes it Easier to Create Video Ads Out of Static Images

Facebook is adding new features to its Video Creation Kit which simplify the process of creating mobile video ads.

Instagram Lets Advertisers Boost Organic Posts as Feed Ads

Instagram advertisers can now promote organic posts as ads that appear in other users’ feeds. This ability is intended for posts that users publish as sponsored content.

PayPal is Rolling Out its Ecommerce Solution to All Businesses

PayPal’s e-commerce platform, used by Instagram Shopping and Facebook Marketplace, is now available to businesses of all sizes.

Google Announces June 2019 Broad Core Algorithm Update

Google Maps to Highlight a Restaurant’s Popular Dishes

A new feature in Google Maps utilizes machine learning to recommend a restaurant’s most popular dishes.

Google to No Longer Display Text-Only AdSense Ads

Major Update to Moz Local in June 2019

Moz Local is unveiling an important update to its service in June 2019. I interviewed David Pierce, a software engineer for Moz about this update. He shares details on the improvements that promise to make Moz Local even more useful for managing online listings in local search.

May & Prior Updates

Yoast SEO 11.3 lets you add an image of a person to its structured data graph

Yoast’s latest plugin update lets webmasters include an image, avatar or logo in the structured data graph and adds a new filter that can be used to disable link indexation. It also announced that it will be pulling support for versions of WordPress below 5.2 as soon as 5.3 is released.

LinkedIn looks to improve ad targeting, attribution capabilities with Drawbridge acquisition

Drawbridge’s technology will be used to help improve reach for LinkedIn’s Matched Audiences and Audience Network campaigns and provide better attribution.

Facebook gives game developers new ad options within Audience Network

Mobile gaming advertisers will now have the option to run rewarded video and playable ads on Facebook’s off-platform ad network.

Google Ads is Removing Two Bidding Strategies

Google is planning to remove the ‘Target Search Page Location’ and ‘Target Outranking Share’ bid strategies in late June.

Twitter Lets Users Host Live Videos With Up to Three Guests

Twitter is upgrading its live streaming capabilities by letting up to four users broadcast simultaneously.

Instagram is Testing an “Order” Sticker for Stories

Instagram has been spotted testing “order” stickers in stories, which may indicate it’s working on new ways to complete transactions.

Google Moves to Mobile-First Indexing by Default for New Websites

Mobile-first indexing will be enabled by default for all new websites as of July 1, 2019.

Twitter Experiments With Showing Users More Ads

Twitter is displaying more sponsored posts in users feeds in an experiment that tests how often ads are shown.

Google moves hotel pricing chart into the SERP

Google is starting to show hotel price charts in search results. These graphs have been a popular feature of Google travel properties and were tested in search last year.

Google is Adding Favicons to All Search Results

Google will soon roll out a new look for the mobile search results which includes favicons in SERPs. It will display the website’s icon, site name, & the bread crumbs above the title of the specific page being surfaced.

Google Adds Ability to Order Food Directly From Search Results

Google is rolling out a new ability to Search, Maps, and Assistant that allows users to order from local restaurants.

Google Ads Offers New Recommendations to Improve Optimization Score

Google Ads is making its optimization score even more useful by adding new recommendations to improve campaigns.

YouTube to Stop Showing Full Subscriber Counts

YouTube will no longer publicly display full subscriber counts for channels with 1,000+ subscribers.

LinkedIn Users Can View All Sponsored Content From the Past 6 Months

LinkedIn pages will soon feature an ‘Ads’ tab showing all sponsored content an advertiser has run in the past six months.

Mobile, desktop search traffic split may have stabilized at roughly 60% – 40%

Hitwise found an average of 61.3% of searches across key categories were initiated on mobile devices.

Facebook Rolls Out Multiple Updates to its News Feed Ranking Algorithm

Facebook is updating its news feed algorithm to prioritize the ranking of more personal content. One of these updates will allow the news feed to surface more content from friends a user might want to hear from most. The other update prioritizes the links a person might consider most worthwhile. Both updates are inspired by feedback collected by Facebook through user surveys.

Advertisers seeing dwindling results with Facebook’s 1% Lookalike Audiences

The ad targeting capability was a highly efficient tool for finding like-minded audiences once upon a time, but some marketers are seeing diminished outcomes.

Twitter Updates TweetDeck With Support for GIFs, Threads, and More

Instagram’s Explore Page Now Includes Stories

Google Confirms it Will Show Ads on its Mobile Home Page

Google has introduced a new ad unit that will be displayed on the search engine’s home page in mobile browsers.

Google Lets Users Shop Directly From Search, Images, and YouTube

Google is expanding its shopping experience, letting users add items to a universal shopping cart from several of its services. The new shopping experience lets users buy items while in Google Search, Images, and YouTube.

54% of Podcast Listeners Likely to Buy From Brands They Hear Advertised

Mailchimp set to launch full-service marketing platform

In an announcement on Monday, the email service provider revealed the launch of their first full-service marketing platform, adding a variety of features designed to benefit their SMB customers.

Google Launches a New Performance Planner for Google Ads

Google Ads is getting a new tool in the form of a Performance Planner that helps with planning ad spend. Google says that, on average, Performance Planner can help advertisers drive up to 43% more conversions.

YouTube is Developing a Tool That Creates 6-Second Ads Automatically

YouTube is working on a tool called a “Bumper Machine” that can cut down a longer ad into 6 seconds. This is all done automatically using machine learning. The Bumper Machine takes a 30 or 90-second ad and creates a 6-second bumper ad.

New app rating formula headed to Google Play will favor newer reviews

Google is increasing the weight of more recent app reviews when calculating an app’s average Play store rating. The announcement came Wednesday at the company’s annual I/O developer conference. The refreshed ratings will be rolling out to the public beginning in August.

Google Ads store visits, store sales reporting data partially corrected

Google says it is making progress, but there are still days for which reporting is inaccurate.

Google now rolling out podcast results in search

Instagram launches @shop account to boost interest in shoppable posts

Instagram launched a new @shop account managed by an internal team that curates shoppable posts from across the app.

Google Ads Reports Can Now Be Downloaded in Sheets

Facebook Launches New Tools for Small Businesses

Facebook is rolling out new tools to help businesses run automated ad campaigns, book appointments, and edit videos.

Google Shows Off the New Speed Report Coming to Search Console

Google previewed the new page speed performance report making its way to Search Console. Users can sign up for early access to the beta version by filling out this form.

Facebook Makes Multiple Changes to Ad Policies for Financial Services

Facebook is modifying its policies related to advertising blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial products and services. Some changes make the ad policies more restrictive, while others make the policies more lenient.

Update – WordPress version 5.2 delivers more security features, tools to fix ‘fatal’ website errors

Google Confirms Testing Pages With Zero Search Results

Google confirmed it’s running a test which involves showing zero search results for queries when no relevant results are found.
Instead, Google returns a message stating “Hmm… the results for your search don’t seem very relevant.”

The message is followed by a prompt to “see results anyway.”

Google to Improve Search Experience for News and Podcasts

Google has plans to upgrade search results with more complete news coverage as well as podcast indexing.

Google Will Keep Googlebot Up-to-Date With the Latest Version of Chrome

Google is making Googlebot evergreen, meaning it will be continually updated every time a new version of Chrome comes out.

Google Brings Augmented Reality to Search Results

The new features use a combination of the camera, computer vision, and AR to overlay information and content onto one’s physical surroundings.

Later this month, AR features will be rolling out in search results allowing users to view and interact with 3D objects. Using a smartphone, people can search for a 3D model and place it in their physical space with their phone’s viewfinder.

Here’s an example showing how you can search for an animal and get an option to view it in 3D and AR:

Google Steps Up Its Content Game With New YouTube Series on SEO Myths

Google is preparing to launch a new video series about SEO myths which is drastically different from its previous videos. The “SEO Mythbusting” series will be hosted by Google’s Martin Splitt and published on the Google Webmasters YouTube channel.

Google Deprecates Old Keyword Planner, New Version is Now Complete

Google is deprecating the old Keyword Planner this week as the new version is now finalized.

Facebook Changes How Videos Rank in the News Feed

Facebook is putting into effect three factors that will impact video ranking.
The following changes will affect how videos are ranked in the news feed, Facebook Watch, and in recommendations:

  • Loyalty and intent: Facebook will strengthen the ranking signals of video that people look for and return to over and over.
  • Video and viewing duration: Facebook will strengthen the ranking signals of videos that keep people engaged for an extended period of time. Videos longer than three minutes will benefit the most.
  • Originality: Facebook will more strongly limit distribution and monetization for unoriginal or repurposed content.

Twitter Lets Users Add Photos, Videos, and GIFs to Retweets

Twitter is expanding the ‘retweet with comment’ option to include photos, videos, and GIFs.

You can now automatically set your Google history to be deleted

Google announced today that users can now automatically schedule Google browser history to be deleted on a 3-month or 18-month schedule. The option allows users to “set it and forget it” to avoid having to manually login to Google preferences and delete history.

How it works. Login to your Google account and go to the activity controls panel. Then, click on the “choose to delete automatically” button and schedule if you’d like to delete your history automatically on a 3- or 18-month cycle.

Google Search Console Data for Most of April is Inaccurate

Google has alerted site owners that nearly all of last month’s reports in Search Console were affected by a data outage. A data outage occurred between April 9-25. The problem was fixed on April 26, however, the data was not recovered. All missing data from April 9-25 was replaced with the data from April 26. So that means there’s over half a month of bad data in Search Console. The only report that isn’t affected is the Performance report.

Instagram to Let Creators Tag Products in Posts

Instagram will soon let creators link to products in posts, which users can shop for without leaving the app. Creators will be able to tag products in their posts from businesses that are part of Instagram checkout. Users can tap on the product tags to be taken to an in-app shopping page.

Google Introduces Three New Search Console Reports

  • New enhancement reports for the ‘Sitelinks searchbox’ and ‘Logo’ structured data join existing reports on Recipe, Event, Job Posting, and others.
  • Enhancement reports display the overall trends of errors, warnings, and valid items on a site. They also display warnings and errors per page.
  • Unparsable Structured Data report lets users can check this report to see if there’s any structured data on a site that Google couldn’t identify because of a parsing error.

Google Fixes Issue With Search Console Index Coverage Report

Google confirmed the issue with missing data in Search Console’s index coverage report has been fixed.

Facebook is Introducing New Business Tools for Messenger

Facebook is making Messenger even more useful for businesses with Lead-generation templates, Appointment bookings, & Other tools designed to generate leads and book appointments.

Mark Zuckerberg Announces a New eCommerce and Payment Platform

Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg gave a keynote presentation at the F8 Conference where he revealed that Facebook-owned WhatsApp is moving toward hosting web shops where customers can browse a store’s products and make purchases. This may represent a way to move beyond the advertising model by becoming an eCommerce platform.

Microsoft Advertising Introduces Sponsored Products

Microsoft Advertising, formerly Bing Ads, is introducing two new product offerings: Sponsored Products and an update to the Microsoft Audience Network.

LinkedIn is Testing a New Services Section in User Profiles

LinkedIn is working on a new addition to profiles which lets users display a list of services they offer. This feature would be useful for freelancers and other independent service providers as they can turn their profile pages to something similar to a business page.

Bing Ads rebrands to Microsoft Advertising

The new name reflects a broader focus on ad inventory, data and targeting capabilities.

Google My Business May Offer Premium Features for a Monthly Fee

Google is sending out surveys to gauge peoples’ interest in paying for access to premium Google My Business features.

Bing Ads Will No Longer Serve Entities With Destination URLs By the End of 2019

Bing Ads is notifying users about upcoming changes to destination URLs that begin rolling out in August. In August 2019, Bing Ads will no longer support the ability to create destination URLs at all entity levels. That includes keywords, ads, ad groups, and campaigns. By the end of 2019, Bing Ads will begin the process of no longer serving entities with destination URLs. Bing is strongly encouraging advertisers to migrate their existing destination URLs to final URLs.

Instagram Introduces Quiz Stickers

Instagram has officially launched quiz stickers which allow users to create multiple-choice questions for their followers to answer. Quiz stickers are designed for use in stories and function similarly to other interactive stickers, such as the poll sticker and emoji slider. Users can add quiz stickers to their stories by selecting it from the sticker tray after taking a photo or video. Write your question and add between two to four possible answers. Select the correct answer and share it to your story.

Google Makes it Easier to Find Work-From-Home Jobs

Google is making it easier for job searchers in the US to find work-from-home positions. Users can now search for jobs in Google and filter their location to “work from home” to find remote jobs.

10% of Twitter Users are Creating 80% of Tweets

New Google smart bidding signals coming: price competitiveness, seasonality for Shopping campaigns

Google starts showing more images in web search results

Multiple tools that track the Google search results have been showing an increase in the percentage of time that Google shows image results in the core web search results. The image search result box that is sometimes shown in the main search results is now showing up for 1/3rd of all queries according to some reports. SEOClarity published their data this morning showing “images in the Top 10 leaped from an approximately 24% occurrence to a 34% occurrence.” The increase has started around April 13.

Google confirms AJAX (i.e. XHR) calls consume crawl budget

One more thing to look at if you need to optimize your crawl budget for the most efficient Googlebot crawl of your pages.

Instagram May Hide Like Counts to Reduce the Sense of Competition

Instagram is considering hiding like counts on posts to reduce the sense of competition amongst users. They say “We want your followers to focus on what you share, not how many likes your posts get. During this test, only the person who shared a post will see the total number of likes it gets.”

Byte, the Follow-Up to Vine, Begins Sending Out Beta Invites

54% of Users Have Bought a Product Right After Seeing it on Instagram

People Using Voice Search Through a Digital Assistant in 2019

  • 72% of people use voice search through a personal digital assistant
  • 35% of people have used voice search through a smart home speaker

Here’s what people are searching for with smart speakers and digital assistants:

  • 68% of people say they search for quick facts
  • 65% of people say they look up directions
  • 52% of people say they search for a product or service
  • 44% of people say they conduct additional research for products and services
  • 31% of people say they use voice search to compare products and services.

So, 2 out of 3 of the top types of searches are shopping-related. Voice search is shaping up to be a big business driver for retailers.

Facebook Lets Users Share 3D Photos in Stories

Facebook is expanding 3D photos to stories and offering two new ways to create them.

Google Posts can now highlight customer testimonials in some countries

Google has announced that Google Posts in select countries now supports the ability to highlight customer testimonials. Specifically reviews with 4 to 5 stars can showcase positive reviews left for your business.

Free Google AI Image Analysis Tool

A new tool published by Google analyzes your images. The machine learning/artificial intelligence algorithm tells you what it thinks the image is relevant for.

Google to offer browser, search-app choices in Android Europe set-up flow

Users will be asked to choose from among five search and browser apps in randomized order. Google says, “Apps that are not already installed on the device will be included based on their popularity and shown in a random order.” In other words, the most popular apps will be the default selections but they will be ranked in a randomized order. Google will also prompt users after they download any non-Google search apps about whether they want to change Chrome’s default search engine (from Google).

Google to offer browser, search-app choices in Android Europe set-up flow

Users will be asked to choose from among five search and browser apps in randomized order. Google says, “Apps that are not already installed on the device will be included based on their popularity and shown in a random order.” In other words, the most popular apps will be the default selections but they will be ranked in a randomized order. Google will also prompt users after they download any non-Google search apps about whether they want to change Chrome’s default search engine (from Google).

Facebook is Testing Upvotes and Downvotes for Comments

Facebook has been spotted testing the ability for users to upvote and downvote comments. This test appears to be limited to the Android app, which is common when tests like these are spotted in the wild.

Google My Business Suggests Positive Reviews to Share as Posts

Google My Business is launching a new feature which will help business owners showcase positive reviews. GMB will automatically suggest positive reviews which can be shared as customer testimonials via Google Posts.

Official AMP Plugin for WordPress Now Supports AMP Stories

Facebook is Improving Ads Manager and Business Manager

Facebook shared plans to update Ads Manager and Business Manager making them easier to use.

AMP Stories Now Have a Dedicated Section in Google Search Results

AMP Stories are exactly what they sound like – Instagram-like stories that are built on the AMP framework.
In addition to having a dedicated block in search results, AMP Stories can be linked to just like any other web page. That’s the key difference between AMP Stories and other types of stories.

Twitter’s Hide Replies Feature is Set to Roll Out in June

The current plan is to allow users to hide replies to their own tweets in order to keep conversations “healthy.” When a user hides a tweet it will be hidden for all other Twitter users, which is different from the block and mute functions that only change the experience of the blocker. However, it will be clearly indicated when a tweet is hidden and other users will even have the option to reveal the tweet manually.

“Starting in June, we’ll be experimenting with ways to give people more control over their conversations by giving them an option to hide replies to their Tweets.”

Google announces ‘Signed Exchange’ solution to deliver AMP speed to publisher URLs

The loudest criticism of AMP has been that it doesn’t display publisher domain URLs. Instead, users have historically seen the “google.com/amp/” URL structure, which is required by AMP pre-rendering. Google has been trying to address that issue for some time and, in November, offered a developer preview of a solution.

Now it’s formally rolling out that solution, which will still deliver AMP speed to publisher URLs. It involves use of Signed Exchanges, a technical framework that, as a practical matter, enables browsers to display publisher URLs on cached AMP results. It’s currently only available for Chrome 73 or higher (soon Microsoft Edge).

Facebook gives Ads Manager a design refresh and launches new cost cap bidding strategy

Facebook announced on Tuesday it is refreshing its Ads Manager interface to improve navigation and deliver a cleaner design to help advertisers manage campaigns. The company also said it will be updating its Business Manager platform later this year to make it easier for agencies to on-board new clients within the system.

Facebook also introduced a new “cost cap” bidding strategy for advertisers, giving them a third option beyond bidding strategies focused on conversion volume and cost predictability.

Google is Experiencing Indexing Issues With Content in Google News

Google has confirmed it’s aware of indexing issues affecting content in Google News.

Google My Business Lets Users Create Custom Short URLs

Google is now letting users create customized short URLs for Google My Business listings. Google is calling these custom URLs “short names” and it appears only some businesses have access to them at the moment.

After creating a short name, a GMB profile can be accessed directly by going to “g.page/[yourcustomname]”. You can also solicit reviews by appending ‘/review/’ at the end of the URL, which would look like “g.page/[yourcustomname]/review/”

Facebook and Instagram May Be Forced to Remove Likes for Users Under 18

Social networks may have to prevent users under the age of 18 from liking posts, according to new privacy rules.

Yoast SEO Becomes First WordPress Plugin to Offer Proper Schema Implementation

Popular WordPress plugin Yoast is releasing an update which offers complete implementation of Schema.org markup.

What makes this a first-of-its-kind update is that it solves two problems:

  • It makes Schema.org implementation easy
  • It cleans up the “fragmented mess” created by most Schema implementations

Facebook Introduces Cost Cap Bidding to Maximize Cost-Efficiency

“Cost cap maximizes cost efficiency by getting you the most results, such as purchases or installs, at or below your set maximum cost per optimization event.” What separates cost cap bidding from other cost-optimized bidding strategies is that it allows advertisers to set the max CPA/CPI they’re willing to pay.

Facebook Tests Integrating Stories into the News Feed

Facebook has been spotted testing a redesigned version of the news feed which also includes stories. In addition, this version of the news feed has a new interface which prompts users to tap through as though they were viewing a series of stories on Instagram or Snapchat.

Twitter is Still Verifying Users Despite Pausing the Application Process

Twitter has reportedly verified over 10,000 accounts since suspending the application process in 2017. According to Mashable, only those with connections to the company are able to get their accounts verified. Previously, anyone could apply to become verified.

AMP to support custom JavaScript with amp-script

PPC Audit – The Best Feature in new Google Ads Editor

The Google Ads Editor  v 1.0 offers so many awesome features – maximise conversions for TrueView for action campaigns, maximise conversions for display campaigns, new support for App campaigns, Audience targeting in Smart Display Campaigns, Message extensions, etc. to name a few. But PPC Audits is a real winner. Read this quick guide on ‘How to do a PPC Audit’.

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are down for users around the world

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are all experiencing issues this morning for users worldwide. Facebook and Instagram are both inaccessible, with news feeds refusing to refresh and the main Facebook.com domain unavailable. WhatsApp messages aren’t being sent or received, and users of Facebook’s main services (Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp) have headed to Twitter to share that they’re having issues. Messenger, Facebook’s chat service, is also down.

YouTube Tests New Internal Metrics For Measuring the Success of a Video

YouTube is reportedly testing two new internal metrics for determining which videos should be considered successful.

Google spotted testing version of GoogleBot that can render more content

Google may be able to fully crawl more advanced and modern web apps sooner than you thought. DeepCrawl discovered that Google is testing a new GoogleBot that can render the web like a modern Chrome browser.

LinkedIn Aims to Boost Engagement With a Range of Reactions to Posts

LinkedIn explains how it arrived at these four reactions:

“We took a thoughtful approach to designing these reactions, centered around understanding which ones would be most valuable to the types of conversations members have on LinkedIn.

This process included looking at what people are already talking about to better understand what feedback they wanted to express and receive…

We also conducted global research with LinkedIn members to get feedback on the specific reactions to ensure they were universally understood and helpful.”

How bad was Google De-indexing issue?

According to Moz’s Marketing scientist Pete Meyers, about4% of the total Google’s indexed data was affected by the latest de-indexing bug.

Google Search Console Adds Report for Site Performance in Discover Feed

Google has added a new report to Search Console that will track a site’s traffic and impressions from Discover.

Google announces use of new search commands –  before: and after: commands

Google gives some more advanced ways to restrict your searches to specific date ranges. One can replace the old way of searching date-specific content – (SERP > Tools > Custom [Select date range]) with these new search commands – before: or after: commands.

For e.g: <Your keyword> before: [YYYY]

Facebook Imposes New Limits on Groups, Pages and Admins

Facebook announced a dramatic update to it’s news feed designed to limit the reach of pages and groups that violate it’s content policies. Facebook introduced a new algorithm signal focused on links that decides whether a site has authority and if not, will see it’s news feed reach diminished.

Google Confirms the Issue With Deindexed Pages is Fully Resolved

Google has confirmed the issue which manifested last week causing pages to be deindexed is now fully resolved.

Facebook to replace Exclude Categories with new brand safety ad filters

By the end of May, the Excluded Category options for Audience Network, Instant Article and in-stream video ads will be replaced with the new Inventory Filters, giving marketers streamlined control over content associated with their ads.

Pinterest introduces new conversion features for Promoted Pins and Videos

The new campaign features come to Pinterest in advance of its pending IPO, allowing advertisers on the platform to define conversion goals with greater accuracy.

Remove Your Personal Information from Google

Learn how to submit a Legal removal request to Google.

LinkedIn gives SEO tips

LinkedIn has published a series of SEO tips for getting company pages found in search engines.

Google is fixing a technical issue causing pages to be deindexed

Google is working on fixing a widespread technical issue that has led to web pages getting removed from Google’s index. Webmasters and SEOs have been affected by this issue since this past Thursday. Google didn’t officially acknowledge there was an issue until Saturday.

How to Use Before/After Date Search Command

The commands accomplish the same functionality as the date range tools for restricting searches to specific date ranges.

Google adds Android filters to Google Search Console.

You can now slice and dice your Android app data in Performance Report of Google Search Console. You can read more on this Twitter about the official confirmation.

Twitter cut down on spam

To cut down on spam, Twitter cuts the number of accounts you can follow per day. Twitter said, “Follow, unfollow, follow, unfollow. Who does that? Spammers. So we’re changing the number of accounts you can follow each day from 1,000 to 400. Don’t worry, you’ll be just fine.”

Google now starts adding Rich Answers to Google Assistant

Google recently started adding “Rich Answers” like direct answers, knowledge panels, rich answers to Android devices.

A bug in Google Search Index? 

On 5th April, 2019, there were chatters in official Webmasters forum about many website pages being dropped out of Google Search Index. However, Google officially confirmed this as a bug and resolved it on 6th April, Saturday.

LinkedIn Expands Its Document Upload Feature

Now upload PDFs, PPTs directly to the feed as Linkedin expands document feature.

Facebook Ad Library

Facebook is updating its Ad Library to include all active ads any Page is running on its platform.

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