Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: May 28, 2010

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itunes-subscribe-video.pngThis week on the search engine roundtable, we cram tons of topics into 20 minutes. The Google MayDay update has been officially confirmed by Google's Matt Cutts as a ranking algorithm change mostly impacting low quality sites on long tail keywords. Google launched their SSL search, as expected and it does strip out referrers. Google Alerts tweaked their matching algorithm based on quality metrics. The lost links in Yahoo Site Explorer is now back. Google dropped the estimated results and time to return results from the UI. Google News it testing a new user interface. Google is testing pink backgrounds on AdWofds ads and someone said there is a new UI for the display URL. Google revealed they share 68% of the revenue earned on the content network with AdSense publishers. AdWords added ad extensions to the AdWords console. Google Maps finally released official documentation on handling duplicate listings. Google Analytics lets people not share their info with webmeisters and webmeisters to drop off IP information. Matt Cutts said he won't come to WebmasterWorld due to their no URL policy and then Brett Tabke outed him as the legendary GoogleGuy. Doodle 4 Google winner logo was posted on Wednesday and the PacMan interactive Doodle was posted Friday through Saturday. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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