Google Weekly News and Trends
Google — Week 1, 2017
Google has updated Google Docs for Android, adding support for import and export of OpenDocument files.
Website SEO Hero School created for the WIX contest is not bad ranked. For example http://www.seoheroschool.com/ now ranked higher on request "seo hero" than https://seoheronews.com. Most likely due to links from the site wix.com. However, it is worth noting: the Wix sites are ranked very well, as stated by the representative of Google, expert John Mueller:
Google AdWords has published an official guide on ads by sending a message with a click. It tells how to attract the attention of those users who prefer to communicate via SMS. According to the company, nearly two-thirds of smartphone owners send a mobile message more than five times a day.
The infrastructure update Google Search Console could temporarily affect the data in the report "Links to your site". About this said the representative of the search John Mueller in response to a question from webmasters.
Google AdSense told what to do in that case, if your ad code is used on other sites. In particular, if you see in the reports or in the list of sites with resources that don't belong.
Google has updated its search app for iOS. One of the main innovations in the new version is integration with Gboard. Now iPhone and iPad users can use the virtual keyboard without installing a separate application Gboard.
At the end of last month on the forum Google Webmaster Central Help discussed an interesting question: how to change the scanning speed for a large number of subdomains at once.
Google wants to help small businesses in India to become mobile. According to infromation from The Wall Street Journal, the company is now working on introducing in the country a free tool for creating mobile sites.