It was a busy week in the search industry. First update, there was a Google algorithm and search update over the weekend that Google won’t yet confirm. Google said there was no Fred update, at least the name of it. Google said if you want to prepare for the mobile first index, make sure your mobile site is available for crawl. Google launched a new Test My Site feature that measures visitor loss based on site speed. Google News launched their first big redesign in seven years. Google was fined $2.7 billion by the EU over their shopping search feature. Google also has to take down content based on requests from Canadian courts. Google said those spammy links pointing to your highly ranked competitor’s site isn’t helping them rank so well. Google may launch more featured snippets in other languages oon. Google tests a new search refinement by material and more. Google updated their structured data developer docs. Google said Googlers themselves submit 20-50 search results complaints per day. Google Posts not available for you yet, here is how to let Google know about it. Google AdWords launched version 12 of the AdWords Editor. Google AdWords is testing a button to autocreate ad headlines. Google is testing larger images on the hotel listings. Reddit users tells us what is the worst thing about SEO. Finally, Danny Sullivan announced he is done writing and covering search. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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