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Watch the SEO video recap covering Google Penguin, AMP, app indexing, AdWords, local & much more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llnW5ATZnRE & text version at https://www.seroundtable.com/video-09-30-2016-22781.html
This week in search I covered a lot more around the Google Penguin 4.0 launch. The impact five days after its launch was minimal to ay the least. The recoveries supposedly started on Wednesday afternoon and will take a few days to roll out...
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Google's Gary Illyes promises SEOs to expect more algorithm changes https://www.seroundtable.com/google-expect-algorithm-ranking-updates-22766.html 
Google's Gary Illyes said on Tuesday on Twitter that you, meaning webmasters and SEOs,
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Google showing emojis in the desktop search results again https://www.seroundtable.com/google-green-white-check-mark-emoji-22778.html
The last time we reported Google displaying emojis in the search results was in July 2016 - they are honestly rare to see because Google is typically good at removing them. Well, now a search for [spa
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GoogleBot acting cool at the AngularConnect conference https://www.seroundtable.com/photos/googler-angular-connect-conference-22776.html
John Mueller of Google shared a photo of one of his 3D printed GoogleBots hanging out with another bot at the AngularConnect conference. AngularConnect was in London this week, it is the largest Angu
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Google still gives you a ranking boost for doing app indexing but apps don't rank with AMP pages there https://www.seroundtable.com/google-app-indexing-ranking-boost-amp-22774.html 
Last week we broke some very important news, that AMP pages will trump app deep link results in the Google mobile search results. That means users of this site that search in Google who have our app,
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Looks like Google is rolling Penguin 4.0 out in parts, some before 9/23 and some after https://www.seroundtable.com/google-penguin-4-timing-22772.html 
Many, including myself, are obsessed with when Penguin 4.0, the real time version, started to roll out and when it will be fully done. Why? Because the impact has been somewhat minimal thus far. Al
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Did Google AdWords VP call SEOs "bad actors" when referring to keyword planner tool? https://www.seroundtable.com/google-keyword-planner-bad-actors-22770.html 
The Keyword Planner restrictions Google set into place a couple months ago were not to just block bots but also to prevent
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Google's I'm Feeling Lucky button not working https://www.seroundtable.com/googles-im-feeling-lucky-broken-22779.html
Forums such as Google Web Search Help and Reddit spotted that the I'm Feeling Lucky button on the Google search home page is not working as it did. In short, you are suppose to type in a query, clic
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Google's John Mueller wants technical SEOs to stop fussing about redirects but should they? https://www.seroundtable.com/google-redirects-not-seo-22777.html 
Google's John Mueller posted a fun message on Twitter the other day. He said that he feels
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Google Penguin 4.0 devalues vs demotes, so you might not need disavow file https://www.seroundtable.com/disavow-file-google-penguin-22771.html 
Tuesday I reported that Google said nothing changed with when you should use the disavow file when it comes to Penguin - well, that might not be true now.As I reported yesterday at SEL, with the new P
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Google playing around with local pack again https://www.seroundtable.com/google-local-pack-nearby-city-22767.html 
Sergey Alakov shared a screen shot on Twitter the other day and of the local pack describing that it was showing local listings based on a large city. In this case, it said
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Frederik Hyldig posted a picture of a Google party he attended the other day in Amsterdam. It was a premier partners event and you can see on the DJ's platform it highlights that fact. These DJs are
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