February 2020 was a busy month for SEO as both Google and Bing saw updates to search and their products. This includes an unconfirmed Google algorithm update, GSC getting review snippet reports, and Bing now has a new look (and features).
There was a Google Update, and then there wasn’t
On February 7th and 8th, the SEO Community was buzzing with talk about an unconfirmed and unannounced Google Update. Several sites, like MozCast were reporting a highly volatile timeframe for about 5 days – which almost never happens for that length of time. SEOs were reporting massive shifts in rankings, both positive and negative. Google did not confirm any sort of update and instead stated “We do updates all the time.”