Almost two years ago Google had announced that HTTPS would become ranking signal.
Now Dr. Peter J Meyers from Moz has revealed that 30% of the results are HTTPS since the announcement.
In his data Peter Meyers suggests that Google is accomplishing the mission, slowly but steadily.
Prior to HTTPS Algorithm update, roughly 7%(IN Moz data) of results on page 1 used HTTPS. The number however increased to a little over 8%, one week after the announcement.
Google is renowned for being the leading search engine in the world. It is also crucial to realize that apart from the basic facts, there are other lesser known facts about the global leader. Data related to its origin, searches, shares, popularity, taxing and revenue, areas of operation, mails, among other facts, will be fascinating to read. It is also interesting to know that Google’s employees probably enjoy the best benefits that a company can offer.
Here is an infographic by Bargain Fox with a detailed information on lesser known fascinating facts about Google.
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In February this year Google had announced that starting 30th June 2016, advertisers will no longer be able to upload flash ads.
Google will now only accept HTML5 for animated ads.
Google said on Google+:
“In February, we announced that the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing are now going 100% HTML5. Starting June 30th, 2016, display ads built in Flash can no longer be uploaded into AdWords and DoubleClick Digital Marketing.
Pinterest has rolled out buyable Pins on Internet and added new shopping bag so the users can shop for multiple items wherever they are.
Users can add any buyable Pin they want on Android or the web (iOS yet to come).
Pinterest has partnered with 20, 000 merchants and brings over 10 million products to its users.
Google has announced the updated version of partner badge. This new feature is embedded into the Google Partner Badge and it is designed to help advertisers find the right partner that specializes in their specific business needs.
Here are five areas of expertise that partners can specialize in:
Google AdWords has announced Customer Match for Shopping, using which businesses can focus campaigns on audiences that have high value like, previous purchasers, newsletter subscribers, rewards members, or local shoppers.
The feature which is already available on Search, Gmail and YouTube hs now been extended to Shopping ads.
Twitter has announced the launch of Twitter Dashboard which is an app for Desktop and iOS to help businesses on Twitter connect with the users in a better way.
After a lot of confusion over some users receiving error messages who tried accessing Keyword Planner from AdWords.
It was more than a week ago when Greg Gifford reported the message, “To use Keyword Planner, you need to have at least one active campaign. If you have an active campaign and are still seeing this message, try reloading Keyword Planner in a few minutes”
Almost two years after officially killing Google Authorship, Google’s Gary Illyes announced, it’s now safe to remove Authorship Markup from your pages.
Just a few months ago, Gary suggested not removing the authorship from the pages, that Google may still use it. Authorship was used for in-depth-articles.