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Google To Penalize Mobile Web With App Interstitials Starting November 1

A while ago, Google posted an update on its Webmaster Central blog, telling webmasters that App Interstitial are not mobile friendly. This has been a continuation to the earlier hints that Google dropped regarding App interstitial practice & its negative effect on user experience.

Daniel Bathgate, a Software Engineer at Google Search goes on to elaborate that Smart banners is …

Login To My Business Account Or Risk Deindexing : Google

Since Google updated its Local Pack layout, there have been “wildfire” speculations among SEO community on how the future of Google+ is going to shape out in Local Search-scape. To recap, apart from only 3 listings showing up on Google’s page 1 (versus 7 listings that used to show earlier), another important aspect of this update was that …

Google Hints On A Future Penalty Targeting App Interstitials

A few days ago, Google released an interesting case study on its official webmaster blog. This case study had a subtle underlying ominous tone that hinted readers on the fate of websites that might be affected due to app interstitial that force users to download app in order to access “locked content”.

David Morell, a software engineer at Google+, goes on to elaborate in the blogpost by citing their case study …

Official Twitter Feeds Now Find Home On Google Search Results

Earlier today, Google announced that its going to extend its desktop results by displaying official Twitter Feed for all English searches it deems important. Here is a tweet from Google that announces the latest update:-

Hey, @twitter. Search party at our place. Meet us on desktop? http://t.co/Eqj6kkB18b

— Google (@google) August 21, 2015

Impact of Social Media on Google’s Algorithm has been a much …

Going Mobile Only, Not The Best Approach – Google

Mobilegeddon was perhaps one of the most significant update that Google rolled out in 2015. There has been a significant shift in the number of mobile devices that are now outnumbering desktop sales. Earlier on 17th August, while discussing the merits and demerits of a “mobile only” website – John Mueller clarified how  Google treat’s websites that do not have a …