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 Rethinking Webmaster Tools Internal Links Report?
Susan Moskwa, Google's Webmaster Trends Analyst, is fishing around for webmaster feedback on the internal links report within Google Webmaster Tools...
- Google Update April 2012? Over SEO Or?
In the past 20 hours or so, I have seen a huge uptick in the number of complaints in the Google Webmaster Help forums with people complaining that their sites no longer rank in Google...
- Google Sends Out 20,000 Weird Redirect Hacked Notifications
Yesterday, Google sent out about 20,000 warnings to webmasters that have had their sites compromised and may have no idea about it. Matt Cutts tweeted they sent out these notifications of "your site might be hacked" for sites suffering from "weird redirects...
- Google Author Stats Goes Missing From Webmaster Tools
Mysteriously, the link in Google Webmaster Tools to author stats has been removed. Author Stats was introduced in December 2011 as a way to give authors a way to tracking impressions and clicks on their stories via Google Webmaster Tools.
- A Noogle Hangout
Craig Shipp snapped a photo of Tanya Bulloch from Google sporting her Noogler cap during a Google+ Hangout back in October. The picture was just uploaded to Flickr a few days ago. Nooglers are new G
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Doodle Doisneau b.day, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Framebusting may cause search to send fewer visitors, WebmasterWorld
- Responsive Design and AdSense, WebmasterWorld