Daily Search Forum Recap: August 21, 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.

There may have been a new unconfirmed Google search ranking algorithm update this weekend. New Bing Chat features are coming, including memory, code improvements and more character support. Microsoft says Bing Chat usage is up big time in the past few weeks. Bing Search is testing verified labels and “official site” green badges in search. And we have another vlog with Lance Bachmann on local search, Apple Maps and the recessionary times.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update – August 18-19 (Unconfirmed)

    As I hinted to in my SEO video recap on Friday, we saw some early signing of an unconfirmed Google Search ranking algorithm update s،ing Friday, August 18th, and it went into Sa،ay, August 19th.
  • New Bing Chat Features Coming: Memory, Code Improvements & More Characters

    Microsoft is working on bringing more and more features to Bing Chat. Some of these new features that are being worked on, some actually being ،d now, include Bing Chat having a memory of what you asked for previously, code improvements and more character support.
  • Bing Search Tests Green Official Site Label/Badge

    Bing is testing a green official site label or icon on some of its search result snippets. We’ve seen the “official site” ،le added to some search results in the past, but now there is this form of verification badge being added.
  • Bing Search Tests Verified Label

    Bing is testing a “Verified” label in the search result snippets. This is a new label that is placed next to the URL in the search result that says “verified.”

  • Microsoft: Bing Chat Usage Up Big Time In Past Few Weeks

    Despite all the data s،wing that Microsoft Bing has not ،ned any market share since it launched Bing Chat in February, Microsoft is saying Bing Chat’s usage has been up a lot in the past few weeks.
  • Vlog #237: Lance Bachmann Changes In Local Search, Apple Bing & The Recession

    In part one with Lance Bachmann, we spoke a lot about business, growing a business and his p،ion for his employees. Then in part two we spoke about local SEO and ،w to get new customers, the right customers. Then in part three…

  • Google NYC M،age Chair

    Here is one of the many m،age chairs Google has in their various offices. This one is in the NYC office. We saw one in Poland and some other office.

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