Daily Search Forum Recap: April 19, 2012

Apr 19, 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:

  • That Google Update Was Just A Bug Says Google
    On Tuesday, we covered a huge spike in reports about webmasters noticing their sites being drastically downgraded in Google. We asked if this was the Over optimization penalty or something else. Matt Cutts responded on Google+ that this was not the over optimization penalty, it was a bug with their parked domain classifier. Matt said...
  • Google Analytics Moves Old Version Link To Footer
    The Google Analytics Forum is lighting up with questions about how to access the old version of Google Analytics. I linked to one thread, but there are plenty of threads with this question popping up...
  • Google Maps To Add "We've Moved" Message
    Vanessa from the Google Maps team said on Google Places Help that they will likely bring a new message status to business information for businesses that move a lot...
  • Google's Cutts Speaks In Korea On "Search Inside"
    Google's Matt Cutts shared on Google+ that he spoke in Korea back in January on search topics. The talk is about 45 minutes long, where he talks about the evolution of search, search as it is now...
  • Google+ Puffy Stickers For $2
    Louis Gray has informed us on Google+ that the Google Store now lets you buy the new Google+ stickers for $2 a piece. They also come in sheets at $10 for 5. They are "puffy g+ stickers."

Other Great Search Forum Threads:

Previous story: That Google Update Was Just A Bug Says Google
 

Comments:

Zoe Alexander

04/19/2012 08:08 pm

Barry, there are certainly some strange things happening on G and we have seen some weird coming and goings that don't seem to have any logical explanations.  I'm sure we've seen something that in time will come out!  Until then we can only closely monitor our respective sites' performance on G!

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