2. Google: Tools Which Send Automatic Queries To Google May Be Penalised.
Gary Illyes has recently stated that tools & online services which scrape Google for data (i.e. ranking and/or indexing) may not abide by Google’s terms of service guidelines, and could be penalised in the form of a temporary IP ban or tool dismantlement.
Google My Business has introduced a new image metric which shows webmasters the number of images associated with their listing and how often those images are viewed in comparison to similar businesses.