Below is what happened in search today, as reported onSearch Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
How Google is tackling fake news, and why it should not do it alone
Nov 30, 2016 by Ian Bowden What can Google do to combat fake news? Columnist Ian Bowden illustrates some ways the search giant can tackle — and already is tackling — this problem.
Removing duplicates in Yext: still a hands-on process
Nov 30, 2016 by Corey Barnett Columnist Corey Barnett explains that if you plan to use Yext to suppress duplicate local listings, you should first understand the strengths and weaknesses of the platform.
Jagdish Chandra Bose Google doodle marks 158th birthday of biophysicist, botanist & crescograph inventor
Nov 30, 2016 by Amy Gesenhues Bose’s professional endeavors spread across many scientific fields, from plant life to radio science, and even science fiction.
How brands can win with omnichannel discovery
Nov 30, 2016 by Adam Dorfman Omnichannel marketing is quickly becoming the norm in a multi-device world, and columnist Adam Dorfman explains the steps business can take to begin developing an omnichannel location strategy.
Google drops their feature phone crawler & error report in Search Console
Nov 30, 2016 by Barry Schwartz Google has officially dropped full support for feature-phone web sites.
Google & Bing increase the file size limit of Sitemaps files
Nov 30, 2016 by Barry Schwartz While the 50,000 URL limit has not changed, your Sitemaps file size can now be up to 50MB.
Google knowledge panel now showing videos from the web carousel
Nov 29, 2016 by Barry Schwartz Videos are now showing up below the Google knowledge panel for some queries, including local panels and other knowledge panels.
MarTech Conference series adds Boston event in 2017
Nov 29, 2016 by Search Engine Land Search Engine Land publisher Third Door Media announced today that it will produce an East coast edition of MarTech®: The Marketing Tech Conference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston October 2-4, 2017. A West coast edition of MarTech will take place in San Francisco May 9-11, 2017. “Marketers are implementing technologies at a breakneck […]
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