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:
- Bing Webmaster Tools To Add Some Sort Of Crawl Report
Bing said sometime next month a new tool or report will be coming to the new Bing Webmaster Tools that will show details that the old crawl report showed, including the response codes.
- New Google Search Console AMP Reports Signed Exchange Issues
Google has upgraded the AMP enhancement report within Google Search Console to show Signed Exchange related issues. Google noted that this does not impact your rankings in Google search, that this is just a reporting update within Google Search Console.
- Google Trailer Video Thumbnail & Hides Thumbnails For In This Video Highlights
Google is showing video thumbnails in the trailer section that you can navigate through to see additional videos. At the same time, Google seems to be testing removing the thumbnails from the in this video key moments section videos.
- Google Local Panel Displays Awkward Positioned Map
Last week a few folks noticed an awkward positioned map box in the local knowledge panel section in Google Search. Well, it is still there, several days later. Here is a screen shot and yes, I can replicate this myself.
- Google Ads Performance Planner Added Shared Budgets, Shared Access & Conversion Delays
Google announced three new features to the Google Ads performance planner. These new features include support for shared budgets, shared access for viewing and editing and it now accounts for conversion delays.
- Google’s Chef de Cuisine Wearing A Face Mask
Here is a photo of Google’s head chef, Chef de Cuisine, Ceasar Montano, outside of the GooglePlex in Mountain View, California wearing a very chef like mask. He said on Instagram “Forever grateful fo
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