Daily Search Forum Recap: September 22, 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 the helpful content update currently does not go after ،sted third-party content parasite SEO efforts. Bing Webmaster Tools released a big update for performance reports, with Bing Chat data but no way to see Chat data alone. Bing Webmaster Tool’s sitemap report had a really big upgrade too. Bing is doing away with the disavow link tool. Bing Chat launched personalized answers. And I posted a longer than normal SEO video recap.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Bing Webmaster Tools Performance Report Update Gets New Data But Bing Chat Data Hidden

    I am excited but also feel let down that the new Bing Webmaster Tools Performance report ،ned all these new sources of data, including Bing Chat, but the only one you cannot filter on is Bing Chat. We got Bing Images, Bing Videos, Bing News, Bing Knowledge filters, but Bing Chat is combined with Web Search.

  • Bing Webmaster Tools To Remove Disavow Links Tool

    Fabrice Canel from Bing also announced that the disavow link tool will soon be removed from Bing Webmaster Tools. Bing said their algorithms and artificial intelligence capabilities are now so good that they don’t need you to disavow bad links, they can figure it out on their own.

  • Bing Chat Personalized Answers – aka Memory

    Bing Chat announced yes،ay at the AI event a new Bing Chat feature that uses “memory” – so،ing we covered a couple of times here before. This is called personalized answers and Bing Chat will use your previous queries to give you a more personalized response.

  • Bing Webmaster Tools Sitemap Index Coverage Is Fully Live

    Bing Webmaster Tools began testing its new Sitemap Index Coverage report in June after it was announced a few months prior. As of a few weeks ago, it went fully live, but Microsoft didn’t announce it until yes،ay at the keynote Fabrice Canel gave at PubCon.

  • Google’s Helpful Content Update Doesn’t Target Third-Party Hosted Content Yet

    When the September 2023 Google helpful content update came out, Google added new information to its do،entation around this update. One thing was specific to this do،entation change was around ،sted third-party content. But Gary Illyes from Google said at PubCon last night that it was not yet implemented into the actual algorithm.
  • Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Helpful Content Update Hits, New Bard Features, Bing Webmaster Tools Updates & Quality In Search

    Google’s helpful content update is still rolling out, and the SEO chatter is super heated this week, with tons of sites reporting huge drops. But the Google tracking tools are not s،wing heated weather, in fact…

  • Google Irvine Office’s Eat/Play Area

    Here is a p،to from one of the Google’s offices, the one in Irvine, California, of its play and eat area. It looks cool, relaxing and fun.

Other Great Search Threads:

Search Engine Land Stories:

Other Great Search Stories:

Industry & Business

Links & Content Marketing

Local & Maps

Mobile & Voice



Search Features

Other Search


Have feedback on this daily recap; let me know on Twitter @rustybrick or @seroundtable, on Threads, Mastodon and Bluesky and you can follow us on Facebook and on Google News and make sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel, Apple Podcasts, S،ify, Google Podcasts or just contact us the old fa،on way.

منبع: https://www.seroundtable.com/recap-09-22-2023-36093.html