Google - always wanting to be more transparent in the search engine results it dishes out, seems to have become curiously less transparent with this development that few seem to have noticed.
Personal icons or Google Plus pics of authors or users no longer appear in results. (Only exception seems to be if you have an Android device and Google play still displays your icon. This feature has just been removed by Google in "Google Search Plus Your World" feature. Was Hub Pages right to not use Google plus? Was the icon and more personalized results fad just a fad after all?
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by IndikaT 5 years ago
I have a hub which ranks 2nd for a certain phrase when searched from my computer. but the same article appears in the middle of the 3rd page when searched from a different computer in the same geographical area. Can anybody explain the reason for this?Thank you in advance.
by Bill Manning 10 years ago
Anything to do with Disney is very hard to rank for. So I was surprised that I'm on the front page for "disney fourth of july 2010".It's from a blog of mine. I'm also on the first page for the same phase for Universal studios and Sea World. Too bad it will only get traffic for a few...
by Tony Lawrence 8 years ago
If you call up Google and search for something, you cane expand "More Search Tools" on the left hand side.Under that, click on "Verbatim". The word turns read and a "Verbatime - Learn more link" appears above your search results. That link leads to...
by Maggie Bennett 7 years ago
How often when you are doing a Google search does a Hub Page come up for you in the search results?
by CutterM 8 years ago
Google has the big G in it.
by Susana Smith 9 years ago
There have been several theories about what content Google is penalising and rewarding in the search results but at the moment it does seem a bit random (from my end). Let's compare notes and hopefully we can see some common threads in there. What content of yours is holding on to its ranking and...
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