Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Google added CSV as an indexable format for Google Search. Google has a new appeal for maps user-generated content removals. Google Ads will migrate vehicle ads to PMAX. Google Business Profiles added a new FAQ and troubleshooting document on video verification. And I posted the weekly SEO video recap.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google August Core Update, Unconfirmed Updates, Bing Chat Data Not In Webmaster Tools & More
This week I broadcast from Chicago where I cover the latest confirmed Google update…
- CSV Files Added To List Of File Types Indexable By Google
Google has updated the help document for file types indexable by Google to include Comma-Separated Values (.csv) in the list. I doubt Google was not bale to index those files before, and I wonder if this was just a documentation change but not a change in what Google was able to index?
- New Google Business Profiles Video Verification Troubleshooting & FAQs
Google has posted a list of troubleshooting and FAQs around the Google Business Profiles video verification method. As you know, you can verify your business in Google Business Profiles through a number of methods, from snail mail to video verification and Kara from the Google Business Profiles team posted some troubleshooting and FAQs for the video method.
- Google Ads To Migrate Vehicle Ads From Smart Shopping To Performance Max Next Month
Google announced that starting next month, in September, existing vehicle ads campaigns created through Smart Shopping campaigns will be automatically migrated to Performance Max.
- Google Ads Advertiser Console Recent Data Unaccessible, Google Says
Google Ads posted an issue where the Google Ads advertiser console may not be showing recent data. Google wrote yesterday, “The affected users are able to access Google Ads, but may not have access to the most recent data.”
- New Google Maps User-Generated Content Appeals Form
At the beginning of this year, Google Maps posted a document with restrictions around user-generated content in Google Maps. Now, Google has created a new appeal process for when Google’s enforcements for those user-generated content posts and reviews are a mistake.
- Super Fancy Google Zurich Room
Here is a room a the Google office in Zurich that is super fancy. You have a brick wall, fire place, chandelier, mirror, sconces, a fancy globe, nice sofa, wooden cheese game, and a fancy rug.
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