Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google promises to improve accuracy of tweets shown in search results
    Nov 7, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

    After misinformation surfaced in the Google search results under the Twitter section for the Texas church shooter’s name, Google has promised to make changes.

  • Google adds wait times to local results in search and maps
    Nov 7, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

    Hate waiting for your seat in a restaurant? Now Google can tell you the current wait time before you go.

  • Bing Ads now shows exact match impression share
    Nov 7, 2017 by Ginny Marvin

    The new data offers deeper insights into how ads are performing on exact match queries.

  • Yelp increasingly cracking down on ‘review solicitation’ across the internet
    Nov 7, 2017 by Greg Sterling

    The company wants to stop the practice of asking for customer reviews on its site, and third-party sites as well.

  • SMX West registration is open
    Nov 7, 2017 by Search Engine Land

    Mark your calendars for SMX West 2018! We’re coming to sunny San Jose, California, March 13-15. Don’t miss your chance to attend the largest search marketing conference on the West Coast. Obsessed with search? So are we. SMX is the only conference series that is 100 percent dedicated to search. Year after year, we serve […]

  • Why real human users are the key to the best links for you
    Nov 7, 2017 by Julie Joyce

    Overthinking metrics? Julie Joyce explains why real human users are the key to modern-day link awesomeness.

  • Bing Ads now shows exact match impression share
    Nov 7, 2017 by Ginny Marvin

    The new data offers deeper insights into how ads are performing on exact match queries.

  • Yelp increasingly cracking down on ‘review solicitation’ across the internet
    Nov 7, 2017 by Greg Sterling

    The company wants to stop the practice of asking for customer reviews on its site, and third-party sites as well.

  • What is pad thai? Google’s animated doodle shows what’s in the dish & how to make it
    Nov 7, 2017 by Amy Gesenhues

    Inspired by a doodler’s own research into the recipe, the colorful doodle offers a fanciful ride through the pad thai-making process.

Recent Headlines From Marketing Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Internet Marketing:

  • SMX West registration is open
  • Eager to embrace live video? Inspiration and tips on how to get started
  • Salesforce unveils ‘my’ versions of its AI-based platform tools
  • Instagram opens sponsor-tagging tool to more creators, adds monitoring system
  • How to get your content marketing team out of its echo chamber
  • Salesforce announces data integrations with Google Analytics 360
  • Facebook refunds advertisers for mobile video ads played out of view

Search News From Around The Web:

  • Google Product Comparison In Search, Search Engine Roundtable
  • Google Assistant can ID that song for you, Engadget
  • How to See International Search Results Without a VPN, RankRanger
  • Marrying UX and SEO: How to Optimize for Time on Site and Page Speed, SEM Rush
  • New: AdWords Data Control makes Data Studio reports even easier, Inside AdWords
  • Search impression share data will be updated more frequently, Google Ads Developer Blog
  • Splitting off Google Shopping wouldn’t fix the pay-to-play problem, The Register
  • Why Digital Marketing Channel Expansion Is Key To PPC Success, PPC Hero

About The Author

Barry Schwartz Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on social media at @rustybrick, +BarrySchwartz and Facebook. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio and disclosures, click over here.

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