412 | News from the EDGE | Week of 4.19.2021
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.