Daily Search Forum Recap: January 25, 2012

Jan 25, 2012 • 4:00 pm | comments (1) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Forum Recap
 

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:

  • Google Panda 3.2 Update Happening Now?
    It has been over 9 weeks since we had an official Google Panda update. Now I am seeing some chatter in the forums of a possible sign that Google had updated the Panda algorithm and pushed a new one out - this would be version 3.2 or higher...
  • Google's New Privacy Policy Is Easier But Scarier
    Google announced they are updating their privacy policy, switching from more than 60 different privacy policies to one single privacy policy across all their products. Google said this "new, simpler policy will make it easier for people to understand our privacy practices...
  • Google AdWords Rep Too Honest In Forums?
    It is rare to see Googlers really speak their minds in a forum post but sometimes they do and you get to appreciate it. A Google AdWords Help thread has one AdWords representative giving a bit too much honest feedback to an advertiser...
  • Bing Favoring Regional Sites In Country Specific Versions
    WebmasterWorld administrator, engine, feels Bing has upped the weighting of local domains and how well they rank in the localized version of Bing search.
  • Urchin Before Google Analytics
    Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, I was a huge fan of Urchin. From the features down to the people. So when Google bought them in 2005, I was both shocked and extremely happy for the Urchin peop

Other Great Search Forum Threads:

Previous story: Confirmed: Google Panda 3.2 Update
 

Comments:

Laurent Bourrelly

01/26/2012 07:35 am

Those Panda updates don't make sense. They are only batch of URLs penalized by Google, but it doesn't mean the filter got updated on a technical level.

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