Google confirms rolling out the mobile intrusive interstitials penalty yesterday

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    Google explained which types of interstitials are going to be problematic and will affect ranking, including:

    • showing a popup that covers the main content, either immediately after the user navigates to a page from the search results or while they are looking through the page.
    • displaying a standalone interstitial that the user has to dismiss before accessing the main content.
    • using a layout where the above-the-fold portion of the page appears similar to a standalone interstitial, but the original content has been inlined underneath the fold.


    http://searchengineland.com/google-...rusive-interstitials-penalty-yesterday-267408
     
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    Do they also penalize intrusive interstitials on desktop web pages?
     
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    Hehe do you know how many pages will be unindexed/penalized then? Heck I came across many of this shit, even high authority sites!
    Seemingly no only mobile. take a look at this image:

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    OMG cannot wait to see how Forbes and business insider would react to it. Thanks for sharing it!
     
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    Exactly what I was thinking. Nothing irritates me more than an entire fucking ad popping up and taking up the ENTIRE SCREEN while I'm trying to read an article. And it just randomly happens. You scroll down so far and all of a sudden BUY THIS PRODUCT FROM THIS PLACE RIGHT NOW! You can go back to the article in 4, 3, 2...

    I get that you need to make money but fuck off with that shit.
     
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    I should agree with google this time
     
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    What about age verification popup? 18+?
     
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    Age verify wont be effected , no way , but saying that , you might need to just warn the user via a 18 only on the actual page and provide a link how to set privacy settings from children
     
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    I'm required by law to have a 18+ verification popup. If big G is going to penalize my ranking due to current state law then I can safely assume a class action law suit will be around the Corner.
     
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    I think this is one of the better updates.
     
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    Thanks for the update mate, I was having them on one of my blog :)