If you do a Google search for something and then conduct that same search on Yahoo or Bing the results are way different. Is Google deciding what we should see now?
"If you are careful of your men, and camp on hard ground, the army will be free from disease of every kind, and this will spell victory." -- Sun Tzu, The Art of War
EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance
The European Union's competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday she is "Concerned that the company has given an unfair advantage to its own comparison shopping service." Ref. USAToday
Make Sure Your Site Is Responsive
On 21st April 2015 Google will start to rank sites based on Mobile compatibility. This is to ensure mobile users can see your site. If your site is not responsive you will be ranked lower.
I have a thread here on it: SMF Updates - Updating SMF Troubles pg 2 but just quickly, SMF can be made responsive but the Mods installed will need to be looked at including the layout. Please send an Email if you want to renovate your site to be responsive.
How long has Google been warning webmasters of this because I only heard it like a week ago and its no time for webmasters to get their site changed over.
Google's new algorithm is the pits. I used to get a lot of traffic to my site now I can hardly find it in the top 30!
We break from Google Search to share philosophy from one historian to you:
Today is: 31st May (GMT), in history on the 31st of May, 1927 AD the following birth happened:
Michael Sandberg: British CEO (Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp)