Google Weekly News and Trends
Google — Week 10, 2017
The search engine optimization industry experts noticed that the form for sending feedback on the search in Google has the opportunity to add a screenshot.
Recently Google might have updated the algorithm, which processing low quality links. About it reports Search Engine Land, citing multiple reports of the foreign webmasters.
Google improved its system of protection against robots reCAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart). Now it is able to automatically distinguish users from bots without additional checks.
6 March 2017 the Google Play app store turned 5 years old. In honor of the anniversary, the company was named the most popular applications and games for all time of existence of the service.
Google is working on a new rendering tool in the Search Console. It can be used to see how the search engine handles the HTML version of the page. About it told the representative of the search John Mueller during a regular meeting with webmasters.
Google news will not be included in the register of news aggregators, created by Roskomnadzor. As reported RNS, with reference to the representatives of the supervising department, reason for the discrepancy between data about the total audience on desktop and mobile versions of the service to the established criteria for inclusion of resource in the register of news aggregators.
Google runs a series of courses featuring Cloud Platform on the basis of the Coursera platform.
Google AdWords announced that on March 29, 2017 year the default view-through conversion window will be reduced from 30 days to one day.
English-speaking users have noticed that Google have added a block with similar topics in the 'Top stories'. Innovation is started in the mobile results.
Antimonopoly office of Turkey launched an investigation against Google regarding the pre-application to the Android operating system. The Agency wants to find out he violated the company local legislation on the protection of competition, reports The New York Times.
Later this year, the mail service Gmail will be able to install add-ons. The representatives of Google said about it at the Cloud Next conference.
Google announced that the free service for data visualization and reporting Data Studio launched in more than 180 countries around the world. It also has several new features.
Google buys an online platform for researchers in the field of data analysis and machine learning Kaggle. The company announced about it on the Next Cloud conference, which took place in San Francisco. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Google AdWords announced several updates regarding ads with phone numbers.
Google invites webmasters to participate in the survey on the use of the operator 'site'.
The court of appeal dismissed the appeal of the American company Google.
Google updated the app virtual keyboard Gboard for Android, adding several new features.
Search engines such as Baidu, Sogou and Yahoo Japan are introducing Google AMP support. About it said the Vice-President of Google Search David Besbris at conference called AMP Conf, which was held in New York.
The initiative group of the Open Internet Project (OIP) submitted to the European Commission a new complaint against Google. It argues that the company violates antitrust laws by imposing restrictions on manufacturers of Android devices.