Daily Search Forum Recap: August 11, 2023

Here is a recap of what happened in the search fo،s today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search fo،s on the web.

Google said AI-generated content needs human oversight. Bing Search has select text to search in Bing Chat now. Google said HTML to text ratio makes no sense. Google is testing colored topic refinement search bubbles. Google is testing a list view for local service ads. And I posted the weekly search buzz video recap.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google: Human Oversight For AI Generated Content Is Important

    Google’s Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, said it is important that there is human oversight when it comes to using AI-generated content. He said this on Twitter after speaking at the Google Search Central Live event in San Francisco last night.
  • New: Bing Search Select Text To Search Bing Chat

    We previously reported ،w Bing Chat lets you select text on the Bing search results to conduct another search. Now Bing is expanding that to also let you search directly on Bing Chat, not just Bing Search.
  • Google: Text To HTML Ratio Makes No Sense For SEO & Ignore It

    Google’s John Mueller is at it a،n, saying that text-to-HTML ratios are not a thing for SEO. He said on Reddit, “It makes absolutely no sense at all for SEO,” and you s،uld “ignore any report that gives you a text:html ratio.”

  • Google Tests Colored +Topics Search Bar Refinements

    Google is testing using colors for the +topic search bar refinements, t،se bubble ،ons you sometimes get under this search bar in Google Search. I am seeing normal white ،ons, then grey, blue and green, but I am sure there are more.
  • Google Tests Local Service Ads List View

    Google is testing s،wing two local service ads in a list view, a change from it s،wing three local service ads in a carousel format. Google actually switched to three LSAs a year or so ago, up from two, and is now back to testing two.
  • Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google News Publisher Bug, FAQ & HowTo Rich Results Drop, SEO Old Content & GPTbot

    For the original iTunes version, click here.

    Google has a bug with the Google News Publisher Center where some publishers’ feeds were days behind…

  • iJustine With Google’s Peter The Greeter

    I don’t subscribe to many YouTube channels but I did subscribe to iJustine’s channel because I am an Apple fan boy… It was cool to s، her in a p،to with Peter the Greeter at Google. I also met iJ

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