Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
- Winter Solstice Google Doodle Marks The Shortest Day Of The Year
Dec 22, 2015 by Amy Gesenhues
The animated snow globe on Google’s US home page today marks the first day of winter for the Northern Hemisphere.
- Microsoft Silences “Hey Cortana” In US Version Of Android App
Dec 22, 2015 by Greg Sterling
An update to Microsoft’s Cortana app for Android removes the “Hey Cortana” hands-free activation feature. Updated December 20, the new version of the app lists three “what’s new” features: Improved app stability. Enhanced call and text features. Removed “Hey Cortana” feature for US market. “Hey Cortana” was reportedly removed because the feature disrupted use of […]
- Scaling Manual Link Building
Dec 22, 2015 by Andrew Dennis
Many SEOs agree that building quality links requires manual effort, but how can you scale that which cannot be automated? Columnist Andrew Dennis shares his thoughts.
- The Six Quality Score & Ad Rank Questions Everyone Has For Google
Dec 22, 2015 by Matt Lawson
People have lots of questions about ads quality, Quality Score and Ad Rank in AdWords. Columnist and Googler Matt Lawson tackles what you want to know.
- Epic Roundup: The Biggest Things To Happen In Paid Search In 2015
Dec 22, 2015 by Ginny Marvin
From new deals to more data to audiences, 2015 was packed with PPC changes.
- Yahoo Mobile Search Gets AMP Support, Twitter Integration, New Image Search & More
Dec 22, 2015 by Barry Schwartz
Yahoo has revamped some of their mobile search results and jumps at supporting AMP-powered news publishers.
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