Google’s productivity suit updated few enhancements to Docs including search and voice typing. The update to Docs is Android-only integrated search. This feature is not new to desktop users, but it is now making its way to mobile. If you want to save some information, you can tap a new "insert" button and add it to their Google document.
Google announced that after November 1, mobile web pages that show an app install interstitials will no longer be considered mobile-friendly. This will not have any affect on the other types of interstitials. As an alternative Google will offer a different form of app install banners.
Google announced that TrueView is uniting Search, Display, and Shopping campaigns within the gist AdWords interface. TrueView video campaigns are getting cloaked into the main AdWords interface. You can now take advantage of powerful management tools to save time and effort when working on multiple Youtube TrueView campaigns.
Google gets a makeover with new design for exemplary logo and has announced that it is also updating the look of its mobile search results page and now cards to reflect the company’s new visual language.
Google product designer Kai Conragan on the Google search blog has written that “You’ll start seeing our new logo, icon and animated dots soon across Google, including when you search on mobile web, and of course, the Google App.”
After four months of having access to the Search Analytics report, Google has dropped the Search Queries report from the Google Search Console.
The new Search Analytics report was expected to fully replace the Search Queries report and there is nothing new in this. It was launched to all Google Search Console users about four months ago. Google seems to be slowly removing the Search Queries report from the Search Console, in exchange for the Search Analytics report that went live to everyone on May but began beta testing in February.
Google, through its blog, announced that it will be rolling out structured snippet extensions: advertiser-provided structured information that will be displayed with your text ads. The company says that with the rollout of these extensions, the advertisers will be provided with more control over what is shown up in the structured snippets in text ads.
Senthil Hariramasamy, Product Manager, AdWords, says:
Google stated that it has added large search buttons that will let you filter your image searches on your mobile phone. They are new search buttons added by Google image search.
The Google spokesperson told Search Engine Land that the feature was added earlier this summer and uphold that this is not a test, but a permanent change.
John Mueller announced on Google+ about the updated user agent for the Googlebot for smartphone.He said that, “FYI Googlebot just got a new iPhone, and is using it to check out your website."
Google also updated their blog post from 2014 with the new details in which they have mentioned that to give webmasters greater control, "Googlebot-Mobile" will be retiring soon for smartphones as a user agent is going to start in next 3 to 4 weeks’ time.
Google Tweeted that within the Google Search Console, a sitemap index count reporting bug might be creating a problem.
Gary Illyes from Google tweeted , “We might have a problem with reporting the number of indexed URLs in the SC Sitemaps feature.” The good news he further added, is that “we're looking into it.”