– Very busy week in search with Google, specifically they announced that on April 21st they will be releasing their mobile-friendly ranking algorithm for the mobile search results. They also released yesterday a ranking factor for App Indexing. Google’s Panda update turned four years old this week. Google is testing another search quality update in my opinion. Google is testing showing a “slow” label in the mobile search results, this is wild. Google warns searchers before they go to sites that have unwanted downloads. Google is offering some one-on-one support for webmasters with hacked sites. Google said they are going to update their link schemes guidelines. Google News says use the Standout Tag often for third-parties. You have to watch this webmaster give it to Google over the algorithm not working. Google Play is testing search ads. Google AdWords launched call only ads. Bing Ads now launched their AdWords importing globally. Google is testing Googley colored mobile results. Google search auto completions shows entity data. Google has upgraded the photos section of Google My Business. They also have added a required primary category field. Google is testing live chat functions in the search results for local businesses. Google is testing new AdSense ad designs. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

Google To Bring Mobile-Friendly Factors To Search Ranking On April 21st :
Google Panda Turns Four Years Old Today :
Google Search Testing Updated Search Quality Algorithms? :
Google Mobile Displaying “Slow” Label In Search Results For Slow Sites? :
Google Search Now Warns Before You Visit Sites That Trigger Unwanted Downloads :
Google Now Offering One-On-One Support For Webmasters With Hacked Sites :
Google To Update Widget Link Guidelines Fairly Soon :
Google News Publishers Should Use Standout Tags For Third-Party Sources Often :
Watch Webmaster Give It To Google Over Playing By The Rules Without Seeing Results :
Google Play To Get Search Ads For Apps :
Google AdWords Adds Call-Only Campaigns :
Bing Ads Enables AdWords Import Globally :
Google Mobile Search Testing Multi-Google Colored Line Breaks In Search Results :
Google Search Auto Suggest Displays Knowledge Graph Data :
Google Upgrades Google My Business Photos Section :
Google My Business Categories Now Requires A Primary Category :
Google Search Business Box Chat Feature Available In The Wild:
Google AdSense Tests Arrows In Center Of Ads & White Patterned Design :