ICYMI, here’s what happened at Google This Week.
- September 2022 Product Reviews Update
- Additional Support for Consent Mode
- Google Display & Video 360 APIv2 Beta Launched
- Removal of Personal Information From Search
- Deprecated International Targeting Report in Search Console
September 2022 Product Reviews Update
Google has confirmed the September 2022 product review update, the fifth in a series of updates targeting low-quality reviews, is now rolling out. The update begins rolling out today and could take 2 weeks to complete.
Google made the announcement on Twitter while linking to the official page for search ranking updates.
Additional Support for Consent Mode
Google is rolling out new features to give advertisers additional help with setting up and troubleshooting Consent Mode. The Consent Mode allows advertisers to adjust how your Google tags behave based on the consent status of your users.
Google has also built new support and features to help advertisers set up Consent Mode correctly.
Google Display & Video 360 APIv2 Beta Launched
Google has announced the public beta for the Display & Video 360 v2 API. Google also announced the extension of the DV360 API Developer Survey through the end of September to gather more customer feedback on v2 and the API in general.
Removal of Personal Information From Search
Google has rolled out an update to its mobile app that allows people to request the removal of personal information from search results. This update is an expansion of an existing tool designed to make the removal request form easier to access.
The ability to request the removal of personal information using the Google app is currently rolling out in beta to Android users.
Deprecated International Targeting Report in Search Console
Google has now officially deprecated the International Targeting report in Google Search Console. If you try to access the report, Google will show you a message saying “This report is no longer available here“.
Google will continue to support and use hreflang tags on your pages. However, the ability to target search results to specific countries using Search Console country targeting is no longer supported.
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