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Video: This week in search… Yahoo Tests Google, AOL signs with Bing, Google Says no Panda and much more   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmSreBrWn0w  here is the text version https://www.seroundtable.com/video-07-03-2015-20540.html
 
Video: This week in search… Yahoo Tests Google, AOL signs with Bing, Google Says no Panda and much more   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmSreBrWn0w  here is the text version https://www.seroundtable.com/video-07-03-2015-20540.html
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Google News publishers can now help specify which images they want Google News to associate to their articles. 
Google has released their second version of the Google News Publisher Newsletter this week and there is one new thing with Google News for publishers.Publishers can now help Google News pick the right
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A nice job by Amazon getting a Google Answer box for a transactional query.  
We have covered many examples of Google Answers showing some fun and sometimes controversial answers.Here is a new one showing how a transactional query, a search to buy something online, triggers a G
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Check out the Google Amsterdam lobby, it has a Google Doodle with Cookie Monster going for the munchies. :)  via +Daniel Waisberg 
Daniel Waisberg from the Google Analytics team based in London, paid a visit to Google's Amsterdam offices and snapped a picture of the lobby. For some reason, the lobby has a Google logo for Cookie
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Is Google about to switch the local search results UI to the mobile interface? 
Ryan Schilling spotted Google testing a new user interface (UI) for the local search results on the desktop search interface. This new interface looks more like the mobile UI than the normal desktop
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Exciting times.  AOL dropped Google for Bing powered search results and now Yahoo, which is powered by Bing, is testing trying Google powered search results.  Awesome find by +aaron wall 
Yahoo has confirmed with me that they are testing other search providers to power Yahoo Search, instead of their search partner Bing. Specifically, they are testing Google powered Yahoo Search result
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Google's +John Mueller says no Panda update this July 4th holiday weekend (or probably not) but expect it "fairly soon."  Yes, Google has already past the 4 week mark as +Gary Illyes has given but this is not uncommon and not the fault of Gary or John, it would be +Matt Cutts fault, but he is on leave.  So we have no one to blame...
A month ago today, we reported that Gary Illyes from said a Panda refresh is coming within 2-4 weeks or so. Well, it has been over 4 weeks now and still no refresh, but that is not uncommon, launch d
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Google can now crawl content within your page up to 10 megabytes on a per page basis.  via +John Mueller this morning in the hangout.
Google's John Mueller said in a Google Hangout this morning on Google+ at the 31:25 mark that Google will crawl up to about 10 megabytes per page.So if you have pages larger than 10 megabytes, make su
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Interesting way of sending people to the privacy details on Google.  Just throw up a huge overlay box in the search results.  
Jonathan Jones, who is based in the UK, posted on Twitter, that he saw Google overlay a message on top of the search results, saying
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Israelis:  anyone want to see a preview of the SMX Israel agenda? Hit me up if you want to give feedback.
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After a couple weeks of this being live, Google officially announces review location extensions can be pulled from your Google My Business listing now.
Google finally officially posted on Google+ about a feature we spotted two weeks ago where Google began using the reviews from your Google My Business listings as part of your Google AdWords location
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Want to buy a Confederate Flag on Google Shopping? Well, you are out of luck, Google can't find any matches for you. 
Google has officially dropped the Confederate flag from their shopping search results. If you go to Google Shopping and search for [
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  • Search Engine Roundtable
    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
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    News Editor, 2009 - present
  • RustyBrick
    CEO, 1994 - present
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Introduction

Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and has covered search news for over five years. Barry also maintains the Search Engine Roundtable, his own search blog that tracks discussions at the most active search engine forums. As the host of Search Marketing Expo Israel and a speaker at many search marketing conferences, Barry is always on top of the most important topics in search. He also was the former News Editor at Search Engine Watch, hosts a weekly video cast named Search Buzz Recap and is a moderator at several popular search marketing forums.

Barry is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, News.com, Publish and more. With five years of writing about search marketing tips and how search engines work, Barry has been called the hardest working blogger in search. Barry maintains a personal blog named Cartoon Barry and can be followed on Twitter here.

Mr. Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. RustyBrick sells custom web software including advanced e-commerce, custom content management systems, social networking sites, CRM applications, custom web-based business software, iPhone applications and much more.

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    Marketing Research, 1999 - 2002
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