Bastian Grimm, the Director of Organic Search at Peak Ace AG. said he is now able to see the new GoogleBot user agent name being used for almost all crawling now, but few of the users are not able to see the latest version of chrome as they still seeing Google use chrome 41.

John Mueller said on this- as of now “the 41 you see is mostly the user-agent used when requesting resources – rendering is done with a modern Chrome version.”

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The above tweet comes after Bastian tweet the following:

He additionally observed a spike earlier this month with the new useragent name.

Intriguing that for requesting resources, Google is utilizing the old name still.


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