Tag Archives: Algorithms

Google Says Meta Description Size Does Not Matter For Rating Algorithms

Google’s John Mueller said the length of your meta descriptions do not matter to the Google search ranking algorithm. He said on X, “I’m sorry to tell you, those numbers are all made up” when someone referenced specific numbers. Khushal Bherwani, who sends us a ton of tips here, posted on X saying a client […]

Google Algorithms, SGE Hyperlinks, Search Console, Bugs, search engine marketing, AI & Extra

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Google Says AI Content material Is Not By Default Properly Obtained By Its Algorithms

Danny Sullivan, Google’s Search Liaison, responded to Vox Media’s claim that AI content is currently “well-received by search engines.” Sullivan said, “It’s still not correct that AI content will be “well-received by search engines,” at least for us.” Sullivan went on to explain on Twitter that “There’s lots of AI content on the web that […]

Does Google Use Different Algorithms For Every Niche?

Google’s John Mueller answered an interesting question about whether Google treats sites in different niches differently. John Mueller said that it’s true that Google’s algorithm handles different content differently but it’s not the case that Google treats niches differently. Niche-Specific Ranking Factors There is an idea that ranking factors differ across niches, based on looking […]

Google Says They Have Algorithms To Detect & Demote AI Plagiarized Content material

Duy Nguyen from Google’s search quality team said in the Google office hours video that Google has “algorithms to go after” those who post AI plagiarized content, then the algorithms can “demote site scraping content from other sites.” The question was asked at the 9:19 mark which was “How should content creators respond to sites […]

Google Paperwork Its Ranking Updates As Systems; Labeling Live Or Archived Nodesk Algorithms

Google has published a new document named a guide to Google search ranking system. That document outlines the “notable” ranking updates that are currently live and running for Google Search and also some of the historical updates that are either no longer in use or incorporated into other algorithms. So, Google’s Danny Sullivan said these […]

The Outdated Google Web page Velocity ​​Algorithms Are No Longer Used

Google’s John Mueller confirmed this morning that Google no longer uses the old Google page speed algorithms from 2010 or 2018. Instead, he said, Google only uses the page experience updatelooking at the core web vital metrics. John was asked “Do we have any indication that Google is still using the “old page speed signals” […]

Weak Google Useful Content material Replace, Hyperlinks In Search Algorithms, Google Ads Glitch & Extra

This week, again from Jerusalem, I spoke about this weird rollout for the Google helpful content update. It is weak and slow, but Google did release a form to submit feedback, while the update is not just yet done rolling out (at least at the time of preparing this video on Friday morning around 1 […]

Google Says No Latest Search Algorithms Targeted On Hyperlinks Outdoors Of Webspam

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that he is not aware of any recent search algorithm update that focused on links, outside of webspam algorithms. He said this when someone asked how relevant links will be in the future to Google’s ranking algorithm. Well, first, John shared a poem on links and signals, which I […]

Rumble Might Be In a position To See Some Of Google’s Secret Rating Algorithms

Glenn Greenwald reported that a “federal district court in California on Friday denied Google’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley giant is violating federal antitrust laws by preventing fair competition against its YouTube video platform.” This may result in Rumble being able to see parts of Google’s secret search ranking algorithm. […]