Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Yahoo Search Now Defaults To SSL Search: Not Provided To Increase
Yahoo is now defaulting all their search results over SSL, which is secure search but also means that pesky [not provided] figure will increase...
- December 2013 U.S. Search Engine Rankings By comScore
I don't often cover these reports but I figured it would be nice to compare year end search ranking market share from December 2013...
- Google's New Knowledge Graph Snippet Overlay
Google announced something they've been testing to include knowledge graph information on sites that are "notable". The notable sites are accompanied by little...
- How Does Google Handle The Strike Or Delete Tag?
Here is a question I never saw asked before - which is rare. A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster asking how Google handles...
- Google: No Special Indexing Or Rankings For Facebook Or Twitter
Yesterday Matt Cutts of Google released a video explaining that Google currently doesn't do any fancy indexing or ranking for Facebook or Twitter pages. He also said that part...
- Google Developer Groups Cook Off
So you've seen the GDG, Google Developers Group, apron, but now see the Chefs wearing the GDG aprons. Van Riper from Google posted this picture of a joint meeting of the Silicon Valley JUG and GDG of
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Facebook Test New Way For Developers To Monetize Mobile Apps, WebmasterWorld
- Slice & Dice your data using GA and +Tableau Software. …, Google Analytics - Google+
- WordPress Comment Spam Escalation, WebmasterWorld