The EU Vs Google Over the last 9 years, Google has been investigated for violations in EU competition law due to its perceived over dominance of the market. These cases have resulted in formal charges for Google Adsense, Google Shopping and the Android Operating System. The latter invoking a €4.3bn fine, the largest ever EU anti-corruption fine. This fine was obviously appealed, but Google’s antitrust bill from the EU now totals €8.2 billion ($9.3 billion) … [Read more...] about Google’s hypocrisy in their “Diversity” update drive
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Whilst Google rolls out an estimated 600 updates annually, the Fred Update (a name which was jokingly suggested by Google’s Gary Illyes and seemingly adopted by the SEO community) is reportedly targeted towards spam links. The chatter and reports are Black Hat SEO communities certainly support this theory with similar sites taking big hits in organic rankings. … [Read more...] about Google’s Fred and Owl Updates Shake SEO Community
I know, Google updates every day, but I promise, I try to limit my coverage of these Google search ranking updates to those that drive a lot of chatter within the community and show additional signs of evidence around a ranking update. And today I am seeing signs again of a Google update, which makes the past several weeks jammed pack with algorithm tweaks and updates. … [Read more...] about Google Search Algorithm Ranking Update Again On October 8th & 9th?
Friday we reported about a possible Google update, which is unconfirmed, but where a nice amount of the search community noticed some ranking changes and traffic changes. It seems like maybe yesterday there were some reversals or tweaks to whatever happened on November 15th. … [Read more...] about Mid-November Google Search Algorithm Update Reversals?
I understand. It’s really tough to keep yourself updated with all the clutter, truths, myths, and ultimately, crap content out there on the web. So here’s the little ingredient we use at SEO Hacker to keep ourselves updated with the latest in the industry. … [Read more...] about How our Team Stays Updated with SEO and Digital Marketing