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Google Ads API Version 16 Now Available

Google released version 16 of the Google Ads API yesterday. The update includes additional recommendation types, support for time-related segments, support for advertiser verification, plus much more.

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Google Ads Sitelink Unknown Eligibility Bug

Google Ads has an issue with some sitelink assets where it shows the sitelinks are eligible but “limited” and the reason says “unknown.” Google’s Ads Liaison said, “the team is…

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Google SGE Tests Removing Side Carousels

Google seems to be testing removing the side carousel in the SGE, Search Generative Experience, interface. The side carousel generally shows the card answers on the right side of the…

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Google SGE Now Works In Mobile Safari

When Google first launched SGE, the Search Generative Experience, it would only work in Chrome or the Google Search App on Gmail accounts opted into the search labs experiment. But…

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Microsoft Pulls Back Flighting Deep Search

Microsoft has stopped fully testing Bing Deep Search in the wild, saying they stopped “flighting” it for searchers. Now Bing Deep Search is in some sort of “shadow flight” to…

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I Saw Bing Deep Search In The Wild

On Friday afternoon, I was able to play a bit with Bing Deep Search, Microsoft’s “enhancement” to Bing Search that provides a “deeper and richer exploration of the web.” And…

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February 2024 Google Webmaster Report

Are you ready for the big Google Webmaster report – well, here is the February 2024 edition. This month, Google confirmed an issue with teetering in and out results over…

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Google Ads Double Line Sitelinks Test

Google seems to be testing two lines of text for sitelinks within the mobile search ads interface. So yea, double-line sitelinks in the search ads in the Google mobile search…

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Google Responsive Search Ads Updates

Google has released three new changes to its Google Ads Responsive Search Ads. First, Google may now show a single-line headline instead of two. Second, Google now lets you associate…

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New Google Ads Bulk Actions Solutions Option

Google seems to be testing a new option under the Google Ads “bulk actions” named “solutions.” Solutions gives you account summaries, ad performance and account anomaly detection options.

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Google Search (More) Results From The Web

Google is testing showing a section in its search results titled “Results from the web” and “More results from the web.” I mean, why? Aren’t all Google Search results from…

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Copilot Pro Coming To iOS & Android Soon

Microsoft will soon bring Copilot Pro, the premium $20 per month version of its AI search features, to the Copilot iOS and Android app. Microsoft’s Mikhail Parakhin said the app…

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Google On Text Within Images

A recent post on Reddit asked about the impact of having a website where most of the text was within images. Would Google be able to read the text, what…