Google SGE Testing Removing Side Carousels

Google SGE Testing Removing Side Carousels

Google seems to be testing removing the side carousel in the SGE, Search Generative Experience, interface. The side carousel generally shows the card answers on the right side of the desktop SGE results. It seems Google is testing not showing those cards on the side panel. This was spotted by Jakub Landa, Bartosz Goralewicz pinged … Read more

9 strategies for removing negative content from the web

9 strategies for removing negative content from the web

The repercussions of negative, false and defamatory content on the web are profound for businesses and individuals, especially when it ranks highly on Google. This article explores nine of the most effective and commonly used strategies for removing negative content from the web.  The effectiveness of these methods can vary due to changes in laws, … Read more

Google Groups To Fix Spam Problems By Removing Usenet Groups

Google Groups To Fix Spam Problems By Removing Usenet Groups

Remember when we reported that Google Groups seems to have seen a visibility boost in Google Search, which resulted in a lot of spammy and sometimes dangerous information showing up in Google’s search results. Bleeping Computer now reports that Google is ending support for Usenet groups on Google Groups to fight spam. “Google has officially … Read more

Google Removing Crawl Rate Limiter Tool From Search Console

Google Removing Crawl Rate Limiter Tool From Search Console

Google announced that it is sunsetting the search console crawl rate limiter tool, scheduled to be removed on January 8, 2024, citing improvements to crawling that has essentially made it unnecessary. Search Console Crawl Rate Limiter Tool The crawl rate limiter tool was introduced to search console fifteen years ago in 2008. The purpose of … Read more

Reddit is removing the ability to opt-out of ad personalization

Reddit is removing the ability to opt-out of ad personalization

Reddit is getting rid of the ability to opt-out of ad personlization based on users’ activity on the platform. The change, which is being rolled out over the next few weeks, won’t increase the frequency of ads, but users can expect better targeted ads. “Select countries” will still feature opt-out controls for Reddit users, however, … Read more

Google: Removing Content Doesn’t Make The Other Content Rank Higher

Google: Removing Content Doesn’t Make The Other Content Rank Higher

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that removing content doesn’t make the rest of your content rank higher. He said on X, “keep in mind that removing content doesn’t make the rest rank higher.” Google’s very own helpful content update documentation does specifically say, “removing unhelpful content could help the rankings of your other content.” … Read more

YouTube is removing individual ad controls on new videos

YouTube is removing individual ad controls on new videos

YouTube is binning individual ad controls for newly uploaded videos in November for the following ad types: Pre-roll Post-roll Skippable Non-skippable Moving forward, creators will only be able to decide between displaying ads before or after a video, and whether to have this option on or off. If they turn this option on, YouTube will … Read more

Improving or removing content for SEO: How to do it the right way

Improving or removing content for SEO: How to do it the right way

Is low-quality content dragging down your website’s “reputation of knowledge“? It could be. Could older or outdated content be to blame? Maybe. But low-quality content isn’t defined as “the **** it was published.” Nothing is that simple – there are many other factors at play. Google repeatedly emphasized this after CNET deleted thousands of old pages. … Read more

Study: Removing The Address In Google Business Profiles Will Make Your Local Rankings Drop

Study: Removing The Address In Google Business Profiles Will Make Your Local Rankings Drop

A recent small study by Joy Hawkins showed that if you remove the address from your Google Business Profile listings your rankings in the local pack and in Google Maps will significantly suffer. The kicker is that Google’s own advice and guidelines specifically state, “Important: If you don’t serve customers at your business address, do … Read more

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