We hope you are in good health. Here are some of the major SEO news updates of the week you need to know:
Search Related Updates And News From Major Search Engines
YouTube answers several questions about its search and discovery algorithm. YouTube gives advice on competitive keyword research for videos and recommended these three tactics for keyword research: Audience Insights, Google Trends and Competitive Analysis. In Audience Insights, you can find new topics your viewers are interested in that you hadn’t viewed before.
A Bing Webmaster tool includes some new metrics such as crawl requests, crawl errors, and indexed pages. They are not directly associated with the performance of your search results in Microsoft Bing. This will help site managers to look at more data when trying to understand how well their websites are performing in Microsoft Bing search.
Google launches new performance reports within the Google My Business insights section. These performance reports have been in discussion with hints of coming back in the last month. But finally, these come out. What do you need to access the reports? You have to login your Google My Business profile and click on “insights.”
Google said “Question Hub is a tool that enables creators to create richer content by leveraging unanswered questions. Question Hub collects these unanswered user questions and surfaces them to bloggers, writers, and content creators like you.” In 2018, Google launched Question Hub for publishers in India (Hindi, English), Indonesia (Bahasa Indonesia), and Nigeria (English). Now it is also available in the United States for English.
Social Media Updates And News
Facebook has added the following new features to pages: Easy Navigation, Improved Page Management Tools, Actionable Insights, Safety and Integrity Features and Dedicated News Feed. Now you can’t see how many likes a page has received; you will see the total number of followers only. Now page managers can view a dedicated news feed which is separate from their personal feed.