RECENT COMMENTS ON SEARCH ENGINE ROUNDTABLE

Below are the most recent 30 comments. I try to keep it clean of comment spam, but some times things get through and it takes me several hours to get to it. So please excuse any of that comment spam.

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Comment ID #5119463416 at 10/21/2020 04:10 pm:

Bill Lambert commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

How would they make money? They would work with an ads company and have lower margins easy. Now the competition can compete, because they dont have to have their own ads platform to be competitive.

Comment ID #5119461298 at 10/21/2020 04:08 pm:

Bill Lambert commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Oh look, Google employees are posting here. Hey, how about you fix all the spam in your SERPs before posting here?

Comment ID #5119293951 at 10/21/2020 02:04 pm:

Michael Kohlfürst commented on Google Does Not Need 30-60 Days To Index New Backlinks

I takes about 14 days until they show up in the Google Search Console. This is why I wrote 14 days.

Comment ID #5119284508 at 10/21/2020 01:58 pm:

Michael Kohlfürst commented on Google Says Most Of The Time A Wrong Date In The Search Results Is Your Fault

I agree - I also had problems with updated content which still shows old dates.

Comment ID #5119250976 at 10/21/2020 01:35 pm:

Barry Schwartz commented on Google Does Not Need 30-60 Days To Index New Backlinks

No.

Comment ID #5119249638 at 10/21/2020 01:34 pm:

Michael Kohlfürst commented on Google Does Not Need 30-60 Days To Index New Backlinks

About 14 days

Comment ID #5118963728 at 10/21/2020 10:00 am:

peekaboo commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Ahrefs should finally start their own search engine, lol

Comment ID #5118950292 at 10/21/2020 09:49 am:

snuffy commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

I think Google has a great search product. We might not like all of the ads at the top but it is their website and they can run it as they wish. Microsoft has the resources and a reason to compete but they treat Bing like a forgotten hobby. Apple could compete and has a reason to do it but they are OK accepting payments from Google to be the preconfigured search in their devices. Amazon could compete in websearch and has a reason to compete and certainly has resources. But they are more interested in running A9 as a their on-site search engine to produce INTENTIONALLY crappy results so shoppers must drill down through several pages loaded with sponsored ads to find the product most relevant to the query. That leaves DuckDuckGo, which does a fine job - considering their resources. If the government wants to do anything to help the search environement they should get rid of all of the shitty site searches that degrade government sites and pay DuckDuckGo to build them better "on site" search results. They could reward DDG with instructions on how to dodge income tax like Amazon and use the savings on improving their search results.

Comment ID #5118885690 at 10/21/2020 08:52 am:

John A. User commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

How would Google Jr. make money if DoubleClick was hived off again. Even if company split into G.Com, O.Com, L.COM, Y.Com, T.COm and E.Com for example, one will rise above the others and deja vu. A bit drastic... There is competition now but as Google said, they all sleepwalk to Google. I would prefer instead of Google saying paying Firefox to be principle search engine. When Firefox is installed, the user is presented with the options and then if the user selects Google, Firefox gets paid by Google because the user has selected Google. All search engines get equal weight. If user selected Bing.com then Billy Gates pays up..

Comment ID #5118856096 at 10/21/2020 08:22 am:

Bill Lambert commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Force then to sell their ads business, Splitt YouTube 3 ways and Google search 5 ways. Set up a .htaccess redirect that randomly redirects to x different URLs. Even I could code that. Confiscate the Google and YouTube brand. Done. Now they have to focus on good results again, because there is competition again.

Comment ID #5118848892 at 10/21/2020 08:14 am:

Dinesh Dhiman commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

I would say super GARBAGE...because exact match domains are ranking higher with DA < 10, spammers are building backlinks with spam score > 50, PBN is rocking at the moment...and many more. But still Google words are <b>"EVERYTHING IS FIXED"</b>

Comment ID #5118844763 at 10/21/2020 08:09 am:

Dinesh Dhiman commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

Google is considering only paid results as of now. So they're forcing every website to go for Paid option... they're not focusing on organic results...First COVID-19 & now google pushing out their own ALGO-20

Comment ID #5118844737 at 10/21/2020 08:09 am:

John A. User commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

In which way, two search companies or google one way and youtube the other for example? If they split into two search companies, one will become more popular than the other and we'll be back to Sq1 again. They need to be forced to send more users to websites, i.e. stopping giving answers to questions but point to where the answers are and stop keeping giving weak wikipedia pages as number 1.

Comment ID #5118839682 at 10/21/2020 08:04 am:

Bill Lambert commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

Not resolved for me either. Pages still not indexing. Spam is indexing well though. Especially company profile spam. Good job Google.

Comment ID #5118830713 at 10/21/2020 07:54 am:

Bill Lambert commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Sadly that is quite likely. It also depends on politics. If someone that can be paid off is in office the next few years, the likelihood of anything changing is very small. Especially if it is someone who is famous for being paid off by all sorts of people through his/her son or something.

Comment ID #5118827718 at 10/21/2020 07:50 am:

I'm stupid, sorry commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Too big to fail company. They'll pay a billion dollars or two in fines, and get it over with.

Comment ID #5118827690 at 10/21/2020 07:50 am:

Bill Lambert commented on DOJ Sues Google For Monopolistic Actions In Search & Search Advertising

Everyone that works online knows Google doesnt play fair. And with all the algorithms we probably dont even know the half of it. Google needs to be splitt up to restore competition, so we dont all work for one company and totally rely on it. Even when it screws up hard and search is bugged to hell like right now. If their market share was 30% or 50% it would be far less of a problem.

Comment ID #5118826806 at 10/21/2020 07:49 am:

I'm stupid, sorry commented on Google Officially Squashes Myths Around Passage Indexing

This is also one of the reasons, why hacked pages are ranking. Hackers simply insert a passage into a page on a very old website, and get the rankings.

Comment ID #5118825461 at 10/21/2020 07:47 am:

I'm stupid, sorry commented on Google Officially Squashes Myths Around Passage Indexing

Storm in a very small teaspoon. They've been ranking like this for years.

Comment ID #5118825217 at 10/21/2020 07:47 am:

Bill Lambert commented on Google Passage Ranking, Not Passage Indexing

Its in there. Read the whole thing. Actually its one of the first points made.

Comment ID #5118822822 at 10/21/2020 07:44 am:

Bill Lambert commented on Google Passage Ranking, Not Passage Indexing

Agreed. But they will get sued sooner or later.

Comment ID #5118695390 at 10/21/2020 04:27 am:

Sachin Kaushik commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

Please reboot yourself Google. Your results are pathetic and giving preference to paid results more than ever.

Comment ID #5118623093 at 10/21/2020 02:08 am:

Dinesh Dhiman commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

Google is clearly making fool of everyone. No indexing issue has been fixed. I have strong proof for the same. Here is screenshot of the page acc to which Google says page has been indexed n cached -->> https://prnt.sc/v3ke7z And, now see when I'm checking on google search result page -->> https://prnt.sc/v3kf60. So https://twitter.com/JohnMu/, I would like to ask you why you keep on updating wrong information on ur twitter handle everytime.

Comment ID #5118616412 at 10/21/2020 01:55 am:

F5 WebStudio commented on Google Says Being First Indexed Does Not Mean Google Thinks That Content Is Yours

It is very difficult to identify the original content from the machine side. Many SEOs try to affect the process that doesn't actually exist.

Comment ID #5118547776 at 10/20/2020 11:54 pm:

Asaf Dok Adv commented on Google Passage Ranking, Not Passage Indexing

Good morning Vietnam! "Google hit by landmark competition lawsuit in US over search": https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54619148

Comment ID #5118508112 at 10/20/2020 10:58 pm:

Atoz Stanf commented on Google Says It Fixed Those Big Indexing Issues

Try searching for "car model reliability", all I get is a complete sh*t now. I actually want to see car forums with threads from people that actually OWN the cars and not some BS Edmunds, consumerreports, and other sh*t sites.

Comment ID #5117950357 at 10/20/2020 02:38 pm:

@Michael_Martinez commented on Google Does Not Need 30-60 Days To Index New Backlinks

"I suspect this came from the old days, when Google use to do Google Dances." The oldtimers who remember those days comprise a very small minority of the current Web marketing population. I suspect this belief is born of frustration among people who depend too much on links and want them all indexed right away.

Comment ID #5117882359 at 10/20/2020 01:50 pm:

I'm stupid, sorry commented on Google Says Being First Indexed Does Not Mean Google Thinks That Content Is Yours

Just because it's a table; doesn't mean people put things on it.

Comment ID #5117856133 at 10/20/2020 01:31 pm:

John A. User commented on Google Passage Ranking, Not Passage Indexing

I see the DOJ claim is out. Didn't see Content theft, I did see reference to organic links being pushed further and further down the page. Whilst that bits welcome, I didn't see any reference to theft :(