Google has been doing their best to fight the outbreak of fake news. In line with this, Google with the cooperation of the other ‘big’ Search companies is nearing the completion of an agreement that aims to implement anti-piracy measures for search results. The code is essentially a means to purge the presence of links that violate copyright, or the law in general.
Facebook is one of the most widely accessed websites on the internet right now. It is a great way of connecting with people regardless of their distance and it’s a great way of putting out content that you want to be shared. Everyone is using Facebook with a majority of the people accessing the social media giant on their mobile phones.
It is fair to say Facebook is one of the best ways to get noticed on the internet, for good or for worse.
If your website is one that stores sensitive personal information such as personal data or passwords then please bear in mind that at the end of January, websites without HTTPS will be marked by Google as “non-secure”.
Google is keeping up with their efforts in making search more efficient by valuing pages that offer more content. This is part of their campaign to help users find the best answers to their questions with whatever device that they are using. On the other hand, this also means that they have to devalue pages that have what we call “interstitial”.
Google has recently announced that they made some changes to Google Search Console’s AMP reports which aims to distinctly distinguish between critical issues and non-critical issues. This is done to help users and webmasters understand the issues that would prevent their pages from being served with AMP-related issues on search as well as the non-critical issues that can simply be fixed.