412 | News from the EDGE | Week of 4.19.2021

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By Erin Sparks. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The SEO News to pay attention to this week includes Google’s ability to deal with long-form questions, the postponement of the Core Web Vitals update, and if FLoC will be blocked by default on nearly half of all websites when it rolls out. [00:03:19] Google Has Problems With Long-Form Question Answering A new research paper finds that Google still has issues answering nuanced questions that require complex elaboration. [00:12:19] WordPress Proposal To Block FLoC A new proposal in front of WordPress asks them to treat FLoC like a security concern. [00:18:53] Google Postponing The Core Web Vitals Update The Page Experience update has been pushed back to mid-June, with a gradual release through to August.

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