Spring cleaning: Removed Bing anonymous sitemap submission


Since day one, Bing has offered webmasters the ability to submit sitemaps URLs anonymous using a HTTP request     http://www.bing.com/ping?sitemap=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.example.com/sitemap.xml   Despite its promise, recent evaluations have shown that it was often subject to misuse by spammers. As a result, we will be deprecating the ability for anonymous sitemap submissions starting today. We continue...

Announcing user-agent change for Bing crawler bingbot


Today we are announcing that we will start to transition the following user-agents for bingbot: Desktop Mozilla/5.0 AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko; compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing.com/bingbot.htm) Chrome/W.X.Y.Z Safari/537.36 Mobile Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 6.0.1; Nexus 5X Build/MMB29P) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/W.X.Y.Z Mobile Safari/537.36 (compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing.com/bingbot.htm)   By regularly updating our web page rendering engine...

Register for Google Marketing Live: May 24, 2022Register for Google Marketing Live: May 24, 2022


It’s almost time for Google Marketing Live, our annual event showcasing the latest product innovations to help your business thrive. This year’s virtual event will take place on Tuesday, May 24 — starting with a keynote from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. PT that will be livestreamed across the globe.After the keynote, you’ll be able to...

Helping advertisers make the most of connected TVHelping advertisers make the most of connected TVGlobal Head of Connected TV and Streaming, YouTube and Video Solutions


Connected TV (CTV) has become the go-to spot for people to kick back and enjoy their favorite content. According to Nielsen, over 50% of ad-supported streaming watch time happens on YouTube CTV for people ages 18 and up.It’s also helped advertisers reach their audiences in smarter and more efficient ways. But we know there...