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Yesterday, Google Ads users noticed an alert in the service interface that reports for the period from April 30 to May 1 of PST contain incorrect data. Later, the Google Ads team posted the following message on the Google Ads Developer blog : “On May 1, at about 17:00 PST (3:00 on May 2 in Moscow), a failure occurred, which led to the fact that reports for April 30 and May 1 contain incorrect data. This bug has affected all of the Google Ads interfaces, including data uploaded through ...
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Google is preparing to launch a special version of the censored search for China. The new search engine under the pilot name Dragonfly will not search for sites and search queries that are contrary to the   policies of the Chinese authorities. According to sources at Google, work on this project has been going on since spring of last year and has accelerated significantly since the meeting of the head of Google, Sundar Pichai, with top government officials in China in December 2017. Dragon...
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Google Ads allowed to upload reports from the interface of the advertising system directly to Google Tables. This is reported in the Help Center service. To send a report to the Tables, you need to click the “Save to File” button and select “Google Tables”. Previously, reports could be uploaded as CSV, PDF, XLSX, XML, and other files. Recall that the other day, Google Ads and AdSense warned of failures in the reports. Due to an error, reports for April 30 – May 1 contain incorre...
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A serious vulnerability was discovered in the popular WordPress WP Google Maps plugin , allowing hackers to take control of the site. This is reported on the WPScan Vulnerability Database page . At the moment, this vulnerability is already closed, and therefore, users of the plug-in are strongly recommended to update it to the latest version. Otherwise, the site may be attacked by injecting SQL code. Versions 7.11.00 – 7.11.17 are vulnerable to such attacks. In the change log of the...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet with US General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces Joseph Dunford . The meeting will be held today in Washington. Pichai and Dunford will discuss Google’s business and technology initiatives in China. The decision to meet was made after Dunford said during Senate hearings earlier this month that Google’s AI-development in China “indirectly benefits the Chinese military.” US President Donald Trump supported the gener...
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The other day, Google AdSense publishers began to complain massively about the problem with payments. In particular, they received a notice that their payments were suspended and action was required on their part. Reason: “ The payout amount exceeds the limit set for the selected payment instrument in your country. Choose another payment method. ” At the same time, many site owners noted that they had previously received large sums, and they had no difficulty in this regard. Yesterda...
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Recently it turned out that the launch of the new Googlebot, which will now always work based on the latest version of Chromium, was launched several months ago. In November, the new crawler indexed 10% of the Internet, and last week this figure was increased to 100%. This was told by Google employee Martin Split during the last video call for webmasters. SEO experts and site owners did not notice that Google uses a new robot, because it had an old user agent. But in fact, it was a differ...
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The Arbitration Court of the Moscow District approved the settlement agreement between the FAS and Google on the antitrust proceedings. The decision was made following the results of the cassation proceedings on April 17. According to RNS, referring to the statement of the Deputy Head of the FAS, Aleksey Dotsenko , the period of the settlement agreement is 6 years and 9 months. Google will pay a fine of 438 million rubles. Larisa Vovkeevskaya , Deputy Head of the Legal Department of the ...
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In 2018, the growth of the visual service Pinterest suffered because of the updated search algorithm Google. This is stated in the application for IPO filed by the company the other day. According to the document, in the first quarter of 2018, Google de-indexed the landing pages on Pinterest, which affected the search traffic and the growth of the user base of the service for the rest of the year. The company said that they could not recover from the damage caused to the site by Google’s...
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Google Ads has updated the Keyword Planner so that advertisers can see the most relevant options for the COP. Keyword Planner in Google Ads For example, if the word “boots” is entered, then among the options may be “women’s boots”, “men’s boots”, “work boots” and “cowboy boots”. Advertisers will also have the opportunity to expand their search by adding recommended words to the initial word. In addition to helping to prioritize keywords, Google Ads also launched two m...