Welcome back to another weekly video recap. Hope you enjoy the videos and please leave your feedback in the comments so I can try to keep improving it from home. I did this during a power outage after Tropical Storm hit Isaias here on Tuesday. First, I reported on an unconfirmed Google search ranking update that was released last weekend. I also published the Google Monthly Webmaster Report. Here you can catch up on your SEO topics from the last month. Bing may be renamed Microsoft Bing with the Windows logo. Bing Webmaster Tools has announced that it will add reports for images and videos. Google now said that having a lot of negative reviews could hurt your rankings. Google also explained when comments can harm your website. According to Google, many manual actions are now algorithmic and are no longer performed manually. Google said the order of your heading tags doesn't matter. Google said you don't need a "good" distribution of followed and unfollowed links. Google said again that search quality reviewers have no direct impact on your rankings. There was an interesting pool on whether or not it is important to know the Google ranking factors. Google has updated its API infrastructure for the search console. Apparently 55% of SEOs worked with hreflang attributes in the past year. Google tried to explain why paywall content isn't filtered out or flagged. Google asks searchers to rate how fast websites are. Google asked some searchers if they felt an earthquake or not. Google added games to the search results page. Google is testing an "Also on the News" field in Top Stories. Google tests the categorization of the search results page. Google can display two selected snippets from the same domain for a single query. Google added a call button to the local area on the desktop. Google has a new Easter egg for a cha-cha slide search. Oh, and if you'd like to help sponsor these vlogs, go to patreon.com/barryschwartz. That was the search news this week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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